6.1 miles
Distance
1,055 ft
Climb
-831 ft
Descent
01:05:25
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Centennial #89 Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    7th Cavalry Trail System
    Sturgis, South Dakota
  • AKA
    Centennial Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #38964 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #30025 in Trail Running
    • #62355 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Centennial Trail #89 mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    226 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,350 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,011 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,350 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,576 ft
  • Grade
    0.7%
  • Grade max
    -23.4%
  • Grade min
    39.9%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,654 ft
  • Avg time
    01:05:25
  • Avg reverse time
    01:13:47
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on Jul 18, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Centennial Trail #89 Trail Reports

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      Jul 18, 2020 @ 9:04am
      Jul 18, 2020
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Jul 16, 2019
      water damage/rutting
      Aug 15, 2018 @ 2:06pm
      Aug 15, 2018
      reporter rollover treads broken. need 3 boards
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 62 rides
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      Sep 18, 2019 @ 2:04pm
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      Routes with this trail

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      2018 Tatanka MTB C-Loop race
      13 miles
      2018 Tatanka MTB Full Epic Course race
      90 miles

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