4,177 ft
Distance
44 ft
Climb
-61 ft
Descent
00:06:24
Avg time

1959 (Bluffs) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    West Shore Trails
    Fort Pierre, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

A "blue" trail for intermediate riders and above. The trail includes punchy climbs, switchbacks, and off-camber sections awaiting bench cut work. Trail tread is generally 12"-18" wide, and includes a section of abandoned double track. Trail includes a primary trailhead for the West Shore MTB trails.

Access Info

Trail begins at the large boulders placed to prevent motor vehicle access.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 1959 (Bluffs) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -19 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,742 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,782 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,782 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,762 ft
  • Grade
    -0.5%
  • Grade max
    -13%
  • Grade min
    12.3%
  • Distance climb
    1,047 ft
  • Distance down
    2,392 ft
  • Distance flat
    738 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:18
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 22 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Nov 13, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      Nov 13, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      flag WillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS (Sep 30, 2019 at 6:21)
       Great trail descriptions! Very useful and informative.
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