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

Details

  • Riding Area
    Rapid City
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #82586 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    76 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,031 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,033 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,108 ft
  • Grade
    0.386%
  • Grade max
    -26.731%
  • Grade min
    21.918%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,303 ft
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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