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Boicourt Overlook Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.9 (7)

A beautiful overlook in a high part of the park that looks down on rugged terrain.


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Point to Point

2,698' 822 m

High

2,683' 818 m

Low

1' 0 m

Up

16' 5 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

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Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Short, relatively flat, and very scenic, this trail is also a great place to see bison and wild horses.

Description

There are signs for this trail on the Scenic Loop Drive, and this trail has a dedicated parking area. This is a beautiful overlook in a higher elevation part of the park that looks down on the rugged terrain of intermittent waterways that contribute to the Little Missouri River to the west. This trail is a good spot to bring binoculars too, so you can scan the area for herds of bison and wild horses.

Flora & Fauna

Bison, wildhorses, native grasses, and flowers.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - Theodore Roosevelt

Shared By:

Karen Ryberg

Trail Ratings

  4.9 from 7 votes

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in South Unit

#651

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  4.9 from 7 votes
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#2

in South Unit

#2

in North Dakota

#651

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Dec 13, 2020
Abby W
Aug 7, 2020
Shannon Watry
Lots of prairies dog villages. Saw bison and dawn. Beautiful sweeping vistas.
Jul 9, 2020
Lauren Yates
0.2mi — 12h 30m
Jul 3, 2020
Caroline Ulczycki
Sep 14, 2019
Zachary Hale
Beautiful overlook! 0.2mi
Aug 2, 2019
Scott Meier
Jul 18, 2019
Caroline T
Jul 16, 2019
Randy Fine