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Wind Canyon Trail
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

Its a short hike but one of my favorites. The view from the Butte was wonderful.

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Jones Creek Trail
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

44 F, Windy, Extremely Muddy. Average hike with decent views. Didn't see any wildlife on this trail, but plenty of Bison turds. In combination with the mud the turds made for a very disagreeable experience.

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Ridgeline Nature Trail
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18 Completed 2 Reviews

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Sperati Point Trail
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311 Completed 311 Reviews

Sperati Point Trail starts at the end of the scenic drive in the north unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park at the Oxbow Bend Overlook. It goes to another overlook southwest of Oxbow. Good views!

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Maah Daah Hey Trail
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9 Completed 2 Reviews

Really unique place to Mt. Bike. Probably the top of my list. Only did about 10 miles, but need to go back someday and do the whole thing.

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Coal Vein Trail
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311 Completed 311 Reviews

This trail is off the Scenic Loop Drive in the south unit of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park. There is one place where the trail is really steep, and we had to be careful not to slip and fall. The rest was easy and nearly level.

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Coal Vein Trail
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311 Completed 311 Reviews

This trail is off the Scenic Loop Drive in the south unit of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park. There is one place where the trail is really steep, and we had to be careful not to slip and fall. The rest was easy and nearly level.

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Coal Vein Trail
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311 Completed 311 Reviews

This trail is off the Scenic Loop Drive in the south unit of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park. There is one place where the trail is really steep, and we had to be careful not to slip and fall. The rest was easy and nearly level.

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Painted Canyon Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

To get to the trailhead, if you are travelling on I-94, be sure to stop at the Painted Canyon Rest Area. The rest area is just east of the town of Medora, a historic location in its own right. The rest area includes a small park with shelters and a well equipped information center. A sidewalk winds along the fenced edge of the overlook. Near the west edge, you will find a short loop trail. It took us about 45 minutes to complete the loop, downhill at first, and then uphill back to the overlook at the same point we started the hike. There is also a trailhead that joins the main trail from the westernmost shelters. Even though the trail is only a mile, bring water, especially on a warm, North Dakota summer day. You will be glad you did.
From the overlook, the trail looks to be sand, rocks and low growing ground cover. A short distance from the overlook, we ran into a small forest. On a warm day, the shade was welcome. The trail is an easy walk for anyone with hiking experience. Though there are some steeper descents and climbs, the trail is well marked and should be an easy to moderate challenge for the non-hiker. The few forks we found in the trail always led back to the main trail, no matter which fork we chose to take.

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Medora - Petrified Forest Trail
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30 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a easy hike with some nice views of the badlands. Petrified wood is not as numerous as you would think but there are some nice pieces.

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