Black Hills National Forest

Mixed-Use Trails

GORP has assembled a directory of Black Hills trailsyour key to great hiking, biking, skiing, and horseback riding.

Multi-Use Trails
Numbers correspond with the map above.

Centennial Trail 111 miles. A landmark trail that stretches across the north-south length of the Black Hills. Mixed use.
George S. Mickelson 114 miles. Rail trail from Deadwood to Edgewood. Gentle grades. Mixed use.
1. Cook Lake Trail & Cliff Swallow Trail 4.5 miles. Good wildlife trail. Hiking, biking.
2. Bearlodge Trails 50.3 miles. Home of the annual Fat-tire Biking Challenge for mountain bikers. Hiking, biking, horses, skiing.
3. Crow Peak Trail 3.5 miles. Challenging hike to a 360° view over three states. Hiking, horses; no bikes.
4. Big Hills Trails 16.5 miles. Spearfish Canyon rim country. Skiing, hiking, biking.
5. Baldy Trail, Rimrock Trail & Little Spearfish Trail 18 miles. Canyon rims and peak tops—where the winter scenes from Dances with Wolves were filmed. Hiking, biking, horses.
6. Eagle Cliff Trails 14 miles. Self-guided loop system that were originally developed for cross-country skiing. Skiing, hiking, biking.
7. Veterans Point 1 mile. Downhill to a good fishing lake. Accessible hiking trail.
8. Deerfield & Lake Loop Trail 28 miles. Gentle trails through scenic canyons. Hiking, biking, horses, skiing.
9. Bear Mountain Trails 16.1 miles. Breathtaking views and lots of wildlife. Skiing, hiking, biking.
10. Flume Trail 14 miles. Follows an old logging flume. Hiking only.
11. Harney Range Trail System 50 miles of trails, 14 trailheads, many in the Black Elk Wilderness. Hiking, biking, horses.
12. Hells Canyon Trail 6 miles. Follows a bench below limestone cliff for outstanding views of Eagle Canyon. Hiking, biking horses.

Published: 24 Aug 2009 | Last Updated: 9 Jun 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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