2 miles
Distance
108 ft
Climb
-479 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Mickelson - Kirk TH to Sugarloaf TH Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Maintainer

Details

  • Riding area
    Deadwood-Lead
    Deadwood-Lead, South Dakota
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    SD Game, Fish & Parks Dept., USFS

This section of the Mickelson Trail continues to follow the deep canyon passing through more of the historic Homestake Mine as well as the southern portion of this section follows US-85.

There is a per person user fee for the Mickelson Trail with passes available at all trail heads.

Access Info

Park at either Kirk Trail Head located 1.5 miles west of US-385 1/2 mile south of Lead on Kirk Road or at Sugarloaf Trail Head located one mile south west of Lead on US-85.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mickelson Trail - Kirk TH to Sugarloaf TH mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -371 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,987 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,358 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,987 ft
  • Grade
    -3.234%
  • Grade max
    -36.649%
  • Grade min
    21.263%
  • Distance climb
    1,907 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,565 ft
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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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