Custer Peak Fire Lookout

Total Miles
4.4

Elevation

2,038.55 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

The trail up to Custer Peak Fire Lookout offers riders views of the Black Hills National Forest that are second to none. The Lookout was first built in 1911 and replaced in 1935 with the Cupola building. Finally, in 1941 the Civilian Conservation Corps rebuilt the lookout with local materials to what stands today.

Photos of Custer Peak Fire Lookout

Custer Peak Fire Lookout
Custer Peak Fire Lookout
Custer Peak Fire Lookout

Difficulty

Trail has a handful of challenging looking obstacles, but are easily traversed with caution.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

Charlie Jacobson
May 10, 2024
SxS
Open
Normal
Muddy/Wet
Lots of wildlife and plenty of views!
Nick I
Mar 08, 2024
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Greg Lambert
Sep 23, 2023
SxS
Open
Normal
Randi U.
Sep 05, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate
Posted Sign

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