West of Rapid City in the Black Hills National Forest, the 111 mile Centennial Trail (Trail #89) is a north-south multi-use trail open to ATV riding for exploring a diverse cross-section of the Black Hills. The trail runs from Bear Butte in the north to Wind Cave in the south.
The southern end of the Centennial Trail is the Norbeck Dam Trailhead located ten miles north of Hot Springs, SD on US Highway 385. The northern end of the trail is Bear Butte State Park located nine miles northeast of Sturgis, SD on South Dakota Highway 79.
Note: Only an 18 miles section between Dalton Lake and Pilot Knob trailheads is open to motorized vehicles at this time.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is only permitted on roads signed with three numbers and not currently marked closed.
Overall, Centennial Trail is the 1st most popular ATV riding trail of all 9 ATV trails in South Dakota.