This Trail Leading To The Best Canyon In South Dakota Is Often Called The Place Where Jesse James Jumped

Have you heard of the urban legend regarding the iconic Jesse James and his epic leap to escape law enforcement? If you are a SoDak native, you are sure to have heard the tale, but if you are not, you should know that the legendary outlaw is said to have once used the footbridge over the canyon to successfully evade arrest, making the area even more popular. Though the alleged incident happened in 1876, you can still visit the site and hike the trail leading to the best canyon in South Dakota:

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