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Our mission is to bring together ATV and UTV enthusiasts to enjoy, promote and protect responsible ATV/UTV recreation and use.

Black Hills Trail System Information

Making a trip to the Black Hills for some ATV/UTV recreation? Make sure you are well versed on the trail system. If you are unfamiliar with the system and would like to visit with riders from the area, please feel free to post a comment on the site and a member will respond. Below are some links that provide valuable information on the changes and restrictions associated with the new trail system.

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Important FAQs!

Color maps available here.


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Latest Activity

2014 Member
Ed Goss commented on Steve Johnson's status
"Scott, Nice try and better luck next time.  Tain't that easy and a guy learns a heck of a lot if you have never done it before.   Even then it is never easy. "
21 hours ago
Dean Bottorff posted a status
"Good work Scott. Excellent summary of ATV bills past and present. Thanks."
23 hours ago

2015 Member
T commented on Steve Johnson's status
"Thank you for the update Scott.  Sounds like a wise decision and a good plan."

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2015 Member
Scott Wittrock commented on Steve Johnson's status
"The board decided Thursday night to not reintroduce our bill in this legislative session.  With the feedback we finally got from GF&P we believe we have a lot more work to do to get a bill that will work for everyone involved and that will…"
Dean Bottorff commented on Steve Johnson's status
"Building a trail system always seems like a good idea, especially in the eastern part of the state, where riding opportunities are limited. But I have to wonder if the organization should be promoting a single unified system, similar to that used in…"
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2014 Member
Ed Goss commented on Steve Johnson's status
"And if you go to the 2010 session I think if I remember right it was SB75 and you can read the printed version of it and how the votes went in committee.  I think Mike Vehle was on the committee and Mike Verchio was on the committee and Shantel…"
Jan 25


ATV vs motorbike sales 1 Reply

Started by Dean Bottorff in General Discussion. Last reply by Dean Bottorff Nov 1, 2014.

Sport Quad new to the site 1 Reply

Started by Patrick J in Introduce Yourself!. Last reply by Scott Wittrock Oct 13, 2014.

Northern hills area riding and camping 13 Replies

Started by Shannon Wiesendanger in Where to Ride. Last reply by Ed Goss Aug 5, 2014.

BH ATV Trail Request 10 Replies

Started by T in General Discussion. Last reply by T Aug 15, 2014.

Blog Posts

Trail Funding

Posted by Brent Ostwald on January 6, 2015 at 9:57am

2015 Black Hills trail permits

Posted by Scott Wittrock on December 9, 2014 at 12:11pm


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SDAUA Officers and Directors


President - Scott Wittrock, Sioux Falls, SD

Vice President West - Open

Vice President East - Melvin Fish, Yankton, SD

Secretary - Linda Skadsen, Sioux Falls, SD

Treasurer - Michael Amick, Lead, SD


District 1 - Phyllis Parkhurst, Keystone, SD

District 2 - Steve Johnson, Hill City, SD

District 3 - Butch Oien, Lead, SD

District 4 - Open

District 5 - Open

District 6 - Danny Hjelm, Wagner, SD

District 7 - Melvin Fish, Yankton, SD

District 8 - Scott Wittrock, Sioux Falls, SD

District 9 - Bob Skadsen, Sioux Falls, SD

Feel free to contact any of the officers by clicking on their name, taking you to their member page.

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