This is a memorial built to honor President Theodore Roosevelt. A nice hike to a forty foot tower that has a spiral staircase for a view overlooking the great plains from the Black Hills. Seldom visited.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay
To hike Take US Highway 85 north out of Deadwood 1.5 miles. Turn west on Forest Service road 133 and drive for about 2 miles to the Mt. Roosevelt Picnic area. The trail begins there.