The Sylvan Lake Shore Trail Might Be One Of The Most Beautiful Short-And-Sweet Hikes To Take In South Dakota

Sometimes you just want to get outside and enjoy nature without committing to hours of trudging through the woods. This spot near Custer is perfect for those kinds of days.

Here’s why the Sylvan Lake Shore Trail should be your next quick and easy hike in South Dakota.

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To learn more about the Sylvan Lake Shore Trail, including detailed directions, check out the trail’s AllTrails listing here.

For more of the best hikes in South Dakota, take a look at some of our other favorite trails.

Address: Unnamed Road, Custer, SD 57730, USA