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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      504
      Trails Mountain Bike
      391
      Trails E-Bike
      121
      Trails Horse
      43
      Trails Hike
      491
      Trails Trail Running
      480
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      11
      Trails Observed Trials
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      7
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      60
      Trails Downhill Ski
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      46
      Total Distance
      931 miles
      Total Descent
      114,425 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,981 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,231 ft
      Reports
      1,462
      Photos
      688
      Ridden Counter
      36,620

      Outside Logo Articles

      Spot Bison in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota
      Jun 15, 2018 from backpacker.com
      Rediscover the bison on this three-day, weekend trek through the prairieland of Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota with advice from Backpacker...
      Custer State Park, SD: Little Devils Tower
      Sep 19, 2013 from backpacker.com
      Scramble up Little Devils Tower on this 3-mile out-and-back that climbs 600 feet to otherworldly views of the Cathedral Spires and South...
      I Saw an Epic Sunset at Badlands National Park
      Nov 2, 2020 from outsideonline.com
      Our 62 Parks Traveler meets bison and sees surreal geography at this South Dakota stop, the 23rd visit on her journey to see every U.S. national park
      Visiting Sacred Ground at Wind Cave National Park
      Oct 11, 2020 from outsideonline.com
      Our 62 Parks Traveler explores miles of hiking trails and one of the largest remaining mixed-grass prairie ecosystems in the country at South...

      Popular SD - Black Hills and Badlands Region Trails

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      Tinton 2019 Updated
      Black Hills
      Sunset South
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      Upper Wild Turkey
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      Twin Bridges
      Black Hills
      Founders Valley
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      T Trail
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      Far West
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      Founders Valley Connector
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      Super D
      Black Hills
      SM TH - #1
      Storm Mountain Trails
      Mid Wild Turkey
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      T Trail Connector
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      SM #1 - #2
      Storm Mountain Trails
      M West
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      North Loop
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Music on Main #4 V2023
      7th Cavalry Trail System
      5 miles
      Ft. Meade Saturday Fun Ride Reroute
      7th Cavalry Trail System
      7 miles
      Foster-Deadman Loop on a Stick
      Storm Mountain Trails
      16 miles
      Music On Main 2023 Week 8
      Sturgis
      5 miles
      Full Coverage
      7th Cavalry Trail System
      24 miles
      Saturday runners
      Sturgis
      7 miles
      Hell Canyon Loop
      Jewel Cave National Monument
      5 miles
      Music On Main #1 v2023
      7th Cavalry Trail System
      6 miles
      Music on Main #5 2021
      7th Cavalry Trail System
      9 miles
      Tinton Trail Loop
      Spearfish
      14 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      Past Week
      • 225 rides

      Photos of SD - Black Hills and Badlands Region Mountain Bike

      trail: Far West
      3 |
      Apr 10, 2024 @ 1:44pm
      Apr 10, 2024
      trail: Far West
      17 |
      Oct 25, 2023 @ 3:06pm
      Oct 25, 2023
      trail: M East
      9 |
      Oct 25, 2023 @ 2:53pm
      Oct 25, 2023
      20 |
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 9:29am
      Oct 22, 2023
      trail: M West
      5 |
      Oct 2, 2023 @ 12:10pm
      Oct 2, 2023
      9 |
      Oct 2, 2023 @ 12:08pm
      Oct 2, 2023
      trail: Fight Club
      17 |
      Sep 11, 2023 @ 8:53pm
      Sep 11, 2023
      20 |
      Sep 3, 2023 @ 2:20pm
      Sep 3, 2023

      Videos of SD - Black Hills and Badlands Region Mountain Bike

      Gravity Cavity West
      28 | Sep 25, 2022
      crash
      108 | May 8, 2022
      Swinley Forest
      129 | Feb 1, 2021
      Wyatts crash
      | Jan 13, 2021
      Wyatts crash
      | Jan 13, 2021
      Attempting Doubles
      0:09 | 296 | Jul 10, 2020
      trail: Pasque
      1:42 | 93 | Sep 20, 2019
      Victoria Lake Mash-up
      trail: Loop 15
      3:04 | 218 | Sep 15, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:25pm
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      Apr 12, 2024 @ 6:34am
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      Apr 11, 2024 @ 6:04am
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      Apr 10, 2024 @ 1:49pm
      Apr 10, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      FREDERICKNoPy7trailNorris Peak TrailFallen tree blocks the trail 100 meters below...
      Dec 16, 2023 @ 3:54pm
      Dec 16, 2023
      lug-wrenchtrailDeadman GulchEasy to follow and rolling well.
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 7:51pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      lug-wrenchtrailFoster GulchAll mowed and cleared. No mud, no eroded...
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 7:48pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      pfchurchilltrailOld Baldy LoopFun trail in great shape!
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 3:47pm
      Sep 21, 2023
      yopper77trailUpper DeadmanSolid trail - most fun of the way down from...
      Sep 12, 2023 @ 8:33pm
      Sep 12, 2023

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike391745 miles95,659 ft323 miles4,232 ft
      5581,4513041,510
      E-Bike121270 miles24,941 ft123 miles3,219 ft
      1,20711,084
      Horse43111 miles13,031 ft43 miles4,439 ft
      327935
      Hike491912 miles112,018 ft383 miles4,980 ft
      1121,457186,074
      Trail Running480901 miles110,243 ft378 miles4,980 ft
      21,45382,154
      Dirtbike/Moto1135 miles4,813 ft14 miles1,693 ft
      32736
      Observed Trials315 miles2,582 ft7 miles1,693 ft
      46
      ATV/ORV/OHV723 miles3,543 ft10 miles1,693 ft
      333413
      Snowmobile53 miles768 ft1 mile1,109 ft
      41
      Snowshoe60120 miles14,239 ft47 miles4,843 ft
      4276
      Downhill Ski38 miles541 ft3 miles889 ft
      2385
      Backcountry Ski49 miles548 ft3 miles889 ft
      496
      Nordic Ski4674 miles7,726 ft32 miles4,232 ft
      134581
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