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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      667
      Trails Mountain Bike
      540
      Trails E-Bike
      146
      Trails Hike
      654
      Trails Trail Running
      647
      Trails Horse
      54
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      8
      Trails Observed Trials
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      7
      Trails Snowmobile
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      81
      Trails Downhill Ski
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      79
      Total Distance
      1,073 mile
      Total Descent
      124,153 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,259 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,231 ft
      Reports
      1,396
      Photos
      749
      Ridden Counter
      28,569

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      Popular South Dakota Mountain Biking Trails

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

      South Dakota Mountain Bike Routes

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      Hell Canyon Loop
      Jewel Cave National Monument
      5 miles
      Doug's Sick Rip Down M Hill
      Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
      5 miles
      Music on Main #5 2021
      7th Cavalry Trail System
      9 miles
      The official Dakota Five-o course, 2019
      Spearfish
      50 miles
      Foster-Deadman Loop on a Stick
      Storm Mountain Trails
      16 miles
      Tinton Trail Loop
      Spearfish
      14 miles
      Dakota Five-O 2019
      Spearfish
      50 miles
      Winter Fat Classic 24mi
      Deadwood
      24 miles
      Finding nemo
      Shanks Trail System
      10 miles
      Sturgis Figure 8
      Sturgis Trail System
      22 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 27 rides
      Past Week
      • 189 rides

      Photos of South Dakota Mountain Bike

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      Jun 26, 2022 @ 6:49pm
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      Jun 26, 2022 @ 6:49pm
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      Jun 22, 2022 @ 5:59pm
      Jun 22, 2022
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      Jun 22, 2022 @ 5:59pm
      Jun 22, 2022
      0 |
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 5:58pm
      Jun 22, 2022
      1 |
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 5:58pm
      Jun 22, 2022
      trail: 2017 (loop)
      77 |
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 9:02am
      Sep 29, 2020
      95 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 10:45am
      Aug 26, 2019

      Videos of South Dakota Mountain Bike

      crash
      41 | May 8, 2022
      Twizzler
      trail: Twizzler
      7 | Jul 4, 2021
      Colby Jack
      trail: Colby Jack
      22 | Apr 26, 2021
      Jonette's Way
      21 | Apr 26, 2021
      Swinley Forest
      88 | Feb 1, 2021
      Wyatts crash
      | Jan 13, 2021
      Wyatts crash
      | Jan 13, 2021
      Attempting Doubles
      0:09 | 213 | Jul 10, 2020

      Activity Feed

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      user #1585536cackerman3addreportRolling Ox
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 2:16pm
      16 hours
      user #2435196Mchiggins20riddentrailFar West and 7 more
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 7:33pm
      1 day
      user #2926119zingenoriddentrailDakota Ridge
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 4:11pm
      2 days
      user #1519802robbrobbaddreportCabin Run and 1 more
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 3:29pm
      2 days
      user #2967677UVE4gawishlistrouteSturgis Figure 8
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 3:04pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #1857807JMagnum11trailCookie MonsterThis trail is unrideable now. Unfortunate...
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 8:34am
      2 days
      user #3083838NestorinctrailTech EssenceFor my 3rd trail ride this about kicked my...
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 9:19am
      Jun 22, 2022
      user #3083838NestorinctrailNew BlueDry the whole way. First trail ever, think I...
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 9:46am
      Jun 19, 2022
      user #3042563cullubtrailSunset NorthOk, but would be a better ride counter...
      May 14, 2022 @ 9:48pm
      May 14, 2022
      user #1680187Richard9872000trailFinding NemoClosed northern section of the trail,...
      Mar 20, 2022 @ 9:09am
      Mar 20, 2022

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Sturgis Skillparkskill parkSturgis
      Woodlot Pump Trackskill parkMitchell

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike540885 miles106,125 ft365 miles5,509 ft
      #496971,3862633,085
      E-Bike146318 miles27,323 ft142 miles5,052 ft
      #341,1241510
      Hike6541,054 mile121,772 ft425 miles6,260 ft
      #48461,390163,650
      Trail Running6471,048 mile120,860 ft422 miles6,260 ft
      #4821,38761,262
      Horse54124 miles13,629 ft46 miles5,856 ft
      #54365414
      Dirtbike/Moto831 miles4,485 ft13 miles1,693 ft
      #3335316
      Observed Trials315 miles2,582 ft7 miles1,693 ft
      31
      ATV/ORV/OHV723 miles3,543 ft10 miles1,693 ft
      33599
      Snowmobile48 miles994 ft2 miles4,012 ft
      #247
      Snowshoe81138 miles14,514 ft50 miles6,122 ft
      #363080
      Downhill Ski38 miles541 ft3 miles850 ft
      #62479
      Backcountry Ski49 miles548 ft3 miles850 ft
      #24384
      Nordic Ski79101 miles8,570 ft37 miles5,509 ft
      #4314489
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