“A flat, easy trail along the Missouri River starting from the Fort Rice campground.”
— Leslie Kehmeier
Family Friendly: A flat and easy trail with lots to see along the way.
The Roughrider Trail is a relatively flat route on an old railroad bed. The trail surface is a mix of gravel and dirt with a few water crossings.
This scenic route travels along the Missouri River and has multiple opportunities to stop and rest or take in the views.
Camping is available on either end of the route. Fort Rice has a host of amenities including: picnic area, fire rings, potable water, parking, RV hookups, camping areas, telephone and restrooms.