Difficulty: Easy to Difficult
Length: Varies | 27.1 total miles
Elevation: 5,760 to 6,520 feet.
Directions: From Spearfish, take Hwy 14A south through Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway to Hwy 85 at Cheyenne Crossing. Take Hwy 85 southwest for 3.7, 7.3, 8.1, and 9.1 miles to the trailheads.
With 21 intertwining loop and dead-end trails, the system offers fun and challenge at every turn. Trails range from short, rugged and remote to longer, looping trails with a range of difficulty. The opportunity to combine trails and create a unique experience is only one of the highlights of this system.
The Eagle Cliff Trails were developed by local skiing enthusiasts in the mid 1980s. This trail system became popular among other recreational enthusiasts because of the opportunity to create your own adventure.