6 miles
1,253 ft
-1,024 ft
4,005 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Centennial (#89) Trail
  • BLM


  • Riding area
    7th Cavalry Trail System
    Sturgis, South Dakota
  • AKA
    Centennial Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

This section of Trail 89 is one of the best sections of the Centennial Trail with close access to the Front Range of the Black Hills. The trail surface is sandy at times but is still excellent for all allowed users. The climbs can be a bit punchy with tight climbing turns and rapid elevation gain/loss. There are really fun descents going either direction. The scenery is excellent with stunning views of Bear Butte and the Black Hills plus views of the vast sea of prairie. Trail users are treated to both forested and prairie zones on this section of trail.

Access Info

Park at either Ft. Meade Trail Head located on BLM Road just south of SD-34 or at Alkali Creek Trail Head about 1/2 mile east of I-90 at Exit 34 along BLM Road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Centennial Trail (#89) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    228 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,349 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,349 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,577 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,042 ft
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Centennial Trail (#89)
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Centennial Trail (#89)

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