4 miles
531 ft
-456 ft
5,220 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 89 - Pilot Knob TH - Deer Creek TH Trail


  • Riding area
    Rapid City
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

This section of Trail 89 is one of the most popular and is fun and flowing. Truly a section of the Centennial Trail not to be missed. Quite often MTB riders will combine this section with Deer Creek TH - Rapid Creek TH as an out and back ride for a stellar outing.

Access Info

Park at either Pilot Knob Trail Head located about a mile east of US-385 on Merritt Estes Road or at Deer Creek Trail Head about 1/4 mile west of US-385 on Silver City Road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 89 - Pilot Knob TH - Deer Creek TH mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    76 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,031 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,033 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,108 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,303 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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