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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other

      This region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      This region has the largest concentration and the greatest diversity of trails in the Rapid City Area. This region is home to the infamous "Bone Collector Trail". Most of the trails are user built, unclassified single track trails. Many of these trails are inter-connected by riding Forest Service Road.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: The Rim
      Land Status: National Forest
      Buzzard's Roost Trailhead Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      This region has four major access points.
      1. BHNF-Shanks Quarry Trail Head which is located on the north side of HWY 44 roughly five miles west of Rapid City.
      2. BHNF-Schroeder Road Trail Head located on Schroeder Rd. three miles west of Rapid City on the south side of Nemo Rd.
      3. Log Porch Rd./FS-173 is located roughly seven miles west of Rapid City on the north side of HWY 44. There is a parking spot on the east side of the road at the start of "Bone Up". This unofficial trail head is a short distance past the seasonal closure gate and the last cabins roughly 3/4 of a mile from HWY 44.
      4. Norris Peak Rd. is located on the north side of HWY 44 between the church and Fire Dept. in Johnson Siding. This unofficial trail head is located on the east side of the road roughly 1/4 mile from Johnson Siding just a short distance past the Norris Peak Lodge at the start to "The Grave Digger".
      Region Details
      • 14
      • 4
      • 16
      • 17
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 18, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      55
      Trails Mountain Bike
      55
      Trails E-Bike
      14
      Trails Hike
      55
      Trails Trail Running
      55
      Trails Dirtbike
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      68 miles
      Total Descent
      12,565 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,325 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,449 ft
      Reports
      121
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      1,470

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Shanks Quarry - Schroeder Road - Johnson Siding Mountain Bike

      trail: Finding Nemo
      14 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 10:38am
      Sep 27, 2020
      trail: Finding Nemo
      10 |
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 7:22am
      Sep 26, 2020
      trail: The Rim Trail
      44 |
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 8:13pm
      Jun 28, 2020
      trail: The Rim Trail
      41 |
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 8:13pm
      Jun 28, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Bone Up
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 7:48am
      Nov 18, 2020
      Variablepro7grWet to start them good.
      Howling Beagle
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 7:48am
      Nov 18, 2020
      Drypro7grBeautiful and only wet a couple spots
      Four Point
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 7:48am
      Nov 18, 2020
      Variablepro7gr
      Old FS Road
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 7:48am
      Nov 18, 2020
      Prevalent Mudpro7gr
      Howling Beagle
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 7:34am
      Nov 7, 2020
      DryDisklessE-Bike A lot of down growth covering the trail.
      Trails 40 & 89 - Deer Creek TH Access
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 7:56am
      Nov 5, 2020
      Drycackerman3One large tree is across the trail a...
      Trail 40 - Trail 89 to Silver City
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 7:56am
      Nov 5, 2020
      Drycackerman3Starting from Trail 89 on the east side,...
      North Buzzard
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 7:20am
      Oct 16, 2020
      Drykxtreme250 HAMBA
      Jack's Lower
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 7:20am
      Oct 16, 2020
      Drykxtreme250 HAMBA
      Jack's Upper
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 7:20am
      Oct 16, 2020
      Drykxtreme250 HAMBA

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #620357snowkat1052commenttrailFinding Nemo
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 3:27pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #472776pro7graddreportBone Up and 3 more
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 11:22am
      Nov 18, 2020
      user #2291608DisklessaddreportHowling Beagle
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 11:13am
      Nov 7, 2020
      user #1805299Suspencer14commenttrailSun Down
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 3:26pm
      Nov 5, 2020
      user #1805299Suspencer14votetrailSun Down
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 3:26pm
      Nov 5, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #620357snowkat1052trailFinding NemoI took the advice of the counterclockwise...
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 3:27pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #1805299Suspencer14trailSun DownThis trail is a blast. Definitely a black...
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 3:26pm
      Nov 5, 2020
      user #2344096ReflectiveBeltstrailFinding NemoAfter you go past the northern thumb on the...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 10:29am
      Sep 27, 2020
      user #2324405MeiertrailFinding NemoGreat ride this morning. Ran into a fellow...
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 1:02pm
      Aug 24, 2020
      user #2069287sam-garrett-1trailSouth of Heavenpretty fun
      Jul 27, 2020 @ 12:09pm
      Jul 27, 2020

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