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HIKING CROW PEAK

Crow peak has become one of the most popular trails in the entire Northern Black Hills. The trail is located just south of Spearfish on Higgins Gulch Road.  The trail is 6.4 miles round-trip and offers an additional half mile spur to a large ridge on the southwest side of the mountain.  Recent fires have created a unique natural environment, wildlife is a frequent sight and during the spring the mountain is blanketed in beautiful wildflowers. Winter access is allowed but may not be advised.  Road conditions and trail conditions can both be extremely poor during winter conditions.  

Highlights

  • 360 Degree views of the Black Hills

  • 6.4 Miles round-trip to summit (5,760 ft.)

  • 1600 ft. of elevation gain

  • Considered primarily moderately-difficult with a few sections that are more challenging. 

More information about Crow Peak along with trail information can be found at the US Forest Service site here.

MAP TO TRAILHEAD

CROW PEAK SUMMIT