Smith Draw Cutoff

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4/5 (1 reviews)
Hill City, South Dakota (Pennington County)
Last Updated: 09/05/2019
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Smith Draw Cutoff is an optional route to exit Smith Draw in the Black Hills National Forest. This short route takes you directly through a grassy valley where the trail can be difficult to see from the green grass, especially in early summer when the vegetation is new and lush. As you travel through the open grass field, you get a sense of what the rancher experiences as he's going to maintain his well and check on his cattle.

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4/5 (1)
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 09/01/2019

Took this alternate route out of Smith Draw and liked it a lot. Well, more than the majority of Smith Draw. Lots of cows out there, the grass was still green, and the hills looked beautiful.

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