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    National Park South Dakota

Lookout Point Trail

1.9 Miles

The trail begins on the east side of Hwy 87, ½ mile north of its junction with Hwy 385. This mildly strenuous trail follows the rolling hills of the prairie, traverses Lookout Point and ends at Beaver Creek. Take a side trip up Lookout Point to see views of the 1997 controlled fire.

 
Lookout Point Trail Map
Lookout Point Trail Map.
NPS Map

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.