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The Peak: Harney Peak, SD

Explore South Dakota's 7,242-foot high point in a weekend or a day.
june 09 harney peak 445x260Harney Peak Lookout (Tom Bean)

The Best…

Campground
Iron Creek Horse Camp ($22, recreation.gov)

Long weekend
Double your mileage (and see Mt. Rushmore) by adding the Willow Creek Rushmore Trail to the circuit. fs.fed.us/bhnf

Buffalo steak
Medium rare at the Sage Creek Grille (605) 673-2424

Multisport Add-Ons
Hit the Little Spearfish Trail for a six-mile moutain-bike route with smooth downhill and many chances to catch air (rushmorebikes.com). Or climb a granite spire you saw from Harney’s summit (sylvanrocks.com).

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