To get to Chadron State Park from Chadron, Travel south on Highway 385 (8.4 miles from Hwy 20 and 385 junction). Chadron State Park is on the west side of the Highway.
The Twisted Crawdad Trails Race will start at the west end of Chadron State Park at the top of the Steamboat Loop Trail. After you enter the park take a left at the check-in booth follow the road around to the top west side of the park. Look for race direction arrows.
Entry to Chadron State Park does require a current Nebraska Game and Parks permit. You can purchase a permit at the park office or online at Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.