AARP SD Guided Hike at Sica Hollow State Park

Saturday, Oct 8, 2022
From 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central Time

Sica Hollow State Park
44950 Park Road
Sisseton , SD 57260

Phone: 877-926-8300
Contact: AARP South Dakota

Location: Sica Hollow State Park

Trail: Trail of Spirits

Date & Time: Saturday, October 8 at 10am CT

 Registration is required.


Peak fall foliage colors are expected during this hike at Sica Hollow State Park! The Hollow’s first Indian visitors named it “Sica,” pronounced (she-cha) meaning evil or bad. Eerie Sioux legends recall mysterious happenings here. Along the Trail of the Sprits, you’ll see gurgling reddish bogs, which Indians saw as the blood and flesh of their ancestors. Indian lore gives new meaning to Sica’s streams, rustic bridges, waterfalls, and wildflowers.


The Trail of Spirits is a moderate yet shorter hike with stairs. This narrow dirt trail is less than 1-mile loop and designated as a National Natural Landmark. Sturdy comfortable shoes, bug spray, water, and a camera to capture the peak fall colors is recommended. This trail is in a valley with limited to no cell service. Parking available in the Day Use Area. Meet at the trailhead of the Trail of Spirits which is a picnic area (right off the parking lot)

Sica Hollow State Park Map

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