8 miles
Distance
1,601 ft
Climb
-1,745 ft
Descent
4,954 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 50 - Flume Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Storm Mountain Trails
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #103803 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

Trail 50 - The Flume Trail follows an abandoned water flume alignment from Sheridan Lake to Rockerville/Storm Mountain. There are a couple of tunnels on this trail. At this point in time bikes are not allowed on Trail 50 with the exception of the section located on the south edge of Sheridan Lake that is shared with Trail 89.

Access Info

Parking is available at the Flume Trail Head located on the south side of Sheridan Lake. Dakota Point Trail Head located on the North side of Sheridan Lake. Upper Spring Creek Trail Head located on Sheridan Lake Drive several miles east of US-385. Boulder Hill Trail Head located about a mile north of US-16 on FS-358/Boulder Hill Road. Coon Hollow Trail Head (Storm Mountain TH) located on Silver Mountain Road a short distance west of US.16.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 50 - Flume Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -144 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,439 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,636 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,491 ft
  • Grade
    -0.344%
  • Grade max
    -52.906%
  • Grade min
    49.747%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,909 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to trail-50-flume-trail trailhead (43.973953, -103.451277)
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      Trail 50 - Flume... Trail Reports

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      Jul 18, 2019 @ 5:26am
      Jul 18, 2019
      Trail cleared 7/17/2019
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      Feb 24, 2018 @ 8:06am
      Feb 24, 2018

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag pilotmandan (Oct 24, 2018 at 8:02)
       Isn't this trail foot-traffic only?
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      • + 0
      flag azim3136 (Jul 30, 2019 at 15:44)
       This trail is foot traffic only, bikes not allowed.
      [Reply]

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