11 miles
Distance
2,010 ft
Climb
-1,837 ft
Descent
01:21:39
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Loop 15 Trail

Loop 15 Details

  • Riding Area
    Victoria Lake
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #7457 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

Loop 15 is a classic outing featuring mainly rocky winding single track trail plus a one mile shared use ATV two track climb. This loop is not for the faint of heart. Most folks will travel counter-clockwise on this loop. Expect steep rocky climbs and descents.

Access Info

This loop can be started by parking at either the intersection of Sheridan Lake and Victoria Lake roads or at the Reder Ranch parking area.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Loop 15 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    174 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,264 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,809 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,269 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,442 ft
  • Grade
    0.293%
  • Grade max
    -25.935%
  • Grade min
    39.103%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,442 ft
  • Avg time
    01:21:39
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to loop-15 trailhead (44.020490, -103.374230)
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