2 miles
466 ft
-52 ft
5,164 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Old 89 Alignment - Dalton North Trail


  • Riding area
    Rapid City
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • AKA
    Dalton Lake Loop
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

This section of trail is a decommissioned section of Trail 89 north of Dalton Lake. This trail is used in combination with FS-704, Trail 89 and Little Elk Creek Trail to make the Dalton Lake Loop. The Dalton Lake Loop is very popular with the winter fat-biking crowd.

Access Info

Park at Little Elk Creek Trail Head about two miles west of Exit 44 on I-90 located at the end of Little Elk Creek Road.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Old Trail 89 Alignment - Dalton North mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    413 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,734 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,734 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,148 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,068 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,219 ft
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on Jul 21, 2018
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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
Directions to old-trail-89-alignment-dalton-north trailhead (44.249146, -103.478675)
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Old Trail 89... Trail Reports

Jul 21, 2018 @ 3:26pm
Jul 21, 2018
If you're good at riding blind through tall grass, this trail is good! Thanks to the person who cut the tree to make a clear path
Jul 6, 2018 @ 12:59pm
Jul 6, 2018
A little overgrown, but rideable! Two trees down, but if you're riding from the south, it's a nice break to get off the bike.
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