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Door Trail

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 4.1 (35)

A short boardwalk leading through a break in the Badlands Wall called "The Door".


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Point to Point

2,631' 802 m

High

2,619' 798 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

13' 4 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Unknown

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Travel beyond the boardwalk point is at your own risk. Watch for drop offs.

Description

This 14 mile boardwalk leads through a break in the Badlands Wall known as the Door and to a view of the surrounding area. From there, the maintained trail ends.

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Brian Smith

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  4.1 from 35 votes

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  4.1 from 35 votes
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#4

in South Dakota

#159

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Looking out from the boardwalk on the Door Trail.
Mar 10, 2016 near Kadoka, SD
Entering the Door Trail...
Mar 10, 2016 near Kadoka, SD

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Oct 20, 2021
Keri Chipman
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Oct 2, 2021
David Hitchcock
The boardwalk is a nice option for people who can't hike out into the Badlands. Pretty at sunset. 0.5mi
Sep 25, 2021
Richard Vogel
Sep 10, 2021
Private User
Aug 14, 2021
Rosie Betenbaugh
11h 30m
Aug 9, 2021
Brett Wolfley
Jul 23, 2021
Heather Krusemark
Really great views!
Jul 16, 2021
Dave Wiebking
Classic badlands view — 12h 00m