Southwest of Rapid City in the Black Hills National Forest, the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve has an extensive trail system open to horseback riding. The Norbeck Wildlife Preserve Trail System has 18 trails individually ranging from 0.6 miles to 8.9 miles in length.
Here is a summary of the trails in the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve Trail System:
Lost Cabin Trail (Trail #2), 5.0 miles.
Norbeck Trail (Trail #3), 6.3 miles.
Trail #4, 2.3 miles.
Willow Creek-Rushmore Trail (Trail #5), 1.9 miles.
Sunday Gulch Trail (Trail #6), 3.2 miles
Grizzly Bear Creek Trail (Trail #7), 6.3 miles.
Willow Creek Loop (Trail #8), 2.8 miles.
Harney Peak (North) Trail (Trail #9), 4.7 miles.
Harney Peak (South) Trail (Trail #9), 3.8 miles.
Horsethief Lake Trail (Trail #14), 2.7 miles.
Iron Creek Trail (Trail #15), 2.4 miles, Difficulty Rating: Easy. Mountain biking allowed.
Iron Mountain Trail (Trail #16), 1.4 miles.
A portion of the Centennial Trail (Trail #89), 8.9 miles.
Centennial Bypass Trail (Trail #89B), 1.7 miles.
Blackberry Trail, 0.8 mile.
Sylvan Lakeshore Trail, 1.0 mile, Difficulty Rating: Easy.
Cathedral Spires Trail, 0.9 mile.
Little Devils Tower Trail, 0.6 mile.
Overall, Norbeck Wildlife Preserve Trail System is the 17th most popular horse trail of all 17 horseback rides in South Dakota.