PIEDMONT DRIVE

*DO NOT USE THESE MAPS AS YOUR “OFFICIAL” TRAVEL MAP use AVENZA MAP

*with off-road tires

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A good mixture of forest service roads with an off-the-Interstate access.

As General George Custer’s expedition left the Black Hills, they camped here.

Some ghost towns with no evidence remaining are the Carwye Ghost Town and the Repass Ghost Town. The Piedmont Ghost Town is still active.

Hiking areas you may be interested in include: Little Elk Creek Trail, and the Natural Maze.

Water features in this area include: Dalton Lake, Deadman Creek Water Crossing, Elk Creek and Little Elk Creek.

A favorite locations for most hikers is the Nemo Flagpole. A memorial flag in this area is called the Piedmont Flagpole.

“Buried with his head down/just as he fell/the whispering pines/will never tell”, is detailed on the headstone here, for Curley Grimes.

With a little bit of a hike you can visit the famous Horsethief Cave.

There are width restricted trails in this area.

The Piedmont Trailhead is a great place to park.

Places to Visit:

CARWYE GHOST TOWN

Other Places to Visit:

Parking:

Center map

Decimal Degrees: 44.2264,-103.4015

Trailhead:

DALTON LAKE TRAILHEAD

PIEDMONT TRAILHEAD

Connecting Drives:

BEAVER PARK DRIVE

DALTON LAKE DRIVE

PILOT KNOB DRIVE

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