Centennial Trail For Dirt Biking

The MOST popular offroad motorcycle trail in South Dakota.

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West of Rapid City in the Black Hills National Forest, the 111 mile Centennial Trail (Trail #89) is a north-south dirt bike trail 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 dirt biking at this time.

Note: As of September 2007, OHV 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 dirt bike trail of all 6 dirt biking rides in South Dakota.


Local Contact(s):  Black Hills National Forest (605) 673-9200; SD Tourism (800) 732-5682.

Best Season:  May - Sep

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Bismark Lake CG

Luxury Loding:  Sylvan Lake Cabins (605) 255-4515; Cottonwood Lodge (605) 642-2234

Breakfast Restaurant:  Sylvan Lake Lodge

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

Article Source:   Best Centennial Trail Dirt Biking Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=DIRT&id=16490

GPS:  44.1437, -103.5559

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  3/30/2018

ID:  16490

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