Bear Lodge Mountains For ATV Riding

The 6th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in South Dakota.

North of Sundance in the Black Hills National Forest, the Bear Lodge Mountains have miles of forest roads open to ATV riding. The elevations range from 4,000 to 7,000 feet.

To reach the Reuter Parking Area from Sundance, head west on US90 to Exit 185. Head west on US14 for 1 mile. Turn right heading north on Sundance-Warren Peak Road for 2 miles.

Make sure you have the current Wyoming ORV permit. In the Wyoming portion of the Black Hills National Forest, all OHVs must be licensed (street legal) or be registered in Wyomings OHV program before use in the forest. Check state requirements for proper licensing. Additional information is available by calling the Wyoming State Trails Program at (307) 777-7477.

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, Bear Lodge Mountains is the 6th most popular ATV riding trail of all 9 ATV trails in South Dakota.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Black Hills National Forest (307) 283-1361; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; Wyoming ATV Permits (877) 996-7275; Wyoming ATV Trail Maps (307) 777-7477.

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Base Camp:  Arrowhead Motel, Sundance

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/blackhills

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/24/2016

ID:  21521

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