5 miles
Distance
1,122 ft
Climb
-1,105 ft
Descent
00:59:51
Avg time
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Dakota Ridge Details

  • Riding area
    Crow Peak
    Spearfish, South Dakota
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4576

Can start at Big Hill or start on Higgins Gulch Road. Starting from Higgins Gulch Road there are some fairly difficult uphill sections. At the top on the actual ridge skinny trail.

Access Info

Start from Big Hill parking lot or Higgins Gulch parking lot

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Dakota Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    17 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,914 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,595 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,959 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,976 ft
  • Grade
    0.071%
  • Grade max
    -34.744%
  • Grade min
    40.328%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    599 ft
  • Avg time
    00:59:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:02
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Status:
on Sep 2, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to dakota-ridge-62656 trailhead (44.431497, -103.966101)
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Dakota Ridge Trail Reports

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Sep 2, 2018 @ 6:09am
Sep 2, 2018
Loose and dry.
Aug 22, 2018 @ 6:32am
Aug 22, 2018
Clear, dry, and good to go!
Aug 8, 2018 @ 5:47am
Aug 8, 2018
Aug 8, 2018 @ 5:47am
Aug 8, 2018
Sheep Flats - Snowmobile trail - Two Track attack - Ball Park - Dakota Ridge - K Nectar - Twin Bridges - Big Hills Loop B all cleared of trees!!...
Jul 23, 2018 @ 6:54am
Jul 23, 2018
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