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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.

Temporary Road Permit Info


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Latest Activity

2014 Member
Steve Johnson posted a status
"Also it is not uncommon for club rides to cross into Wy."
Nov 16
Dean Bottorff posted a status
"Although many hill trails are 62 inches, maneuvering a big machine on them can be difficult because of tight turns and nearby trees."
Nov 16
David replied to David's discussion 1000 or 900 razor
"Thank you very much. All info is good."
Nov 15
Darold Hehn replied to David's discussion 1000 or 900 razor
"South Dakota atv trails are designated 62” or less. That is already wider than some of us traditional atv’ers would like to see.  However, I appreciate seeing any atv enthusiast on the trails, who is willing to ride…"
Nov 15
David posted a discussion

1000 or 900 razor

I am contemplating buying a new razor. DEBATING on a 1000 or 900. THE 1000 is 64" and the 900 is 60". Any advice and are there fines if you are a little bit over width?
Nov 15
David is now a member of
Nov 15

2014 Member
Steve Johnson commented on Dano Winrow's blog post Trails
"On the lighter side, I was also on those trails shortly after the wind storm several weeks ago and it was the deer and  elk hunters that cleared much of the fallen trees off the trails."
Nov 13

2014 Member
Dano Winrow posted a blog post


I was on the East Slate Rd trail # 6908 where I came across several pickups on the trail Elk Hunting. The sign was gone telling people it was a TR trail only for ATVs/UTVS . I called the BHNF at Mystic to ask them to replace the sign and there response was, " So What" We don't have the time or money to keep up with sign replacements. I offered to do it myself but got rejected on that. Same holds true on the North Trail 6907. I propped that sign up against a bush, but its hard to see it from the…See More
Nov 13


1000 or 900 razor 2 Replies

Started by David in General Discussion. Last reply by David Nov 15.

Rochford area trails 5 Replies

Started by Karla Germann in Where to Ride. Last reply by T Jul 26.

Polaris General 5 Replies

Started by John Schander in General Discussion. Last reply by T Aug 6.

Nemo Rally

Started by John Schander in General Discussion Jun 21.

Blog Posts


Posted by Dano Winrow on November 13, 2016 at 7:21pm — 1 Comment

Full size trucks destroying 62 inch trails

Posted by T on October 15, 2016 at 4:03pm — 6 Comments

hill city visit Aug- Sep 2016

Posted by Skip Lash on August 5, 2016 at 6:11pm — 1 Comment


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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 - Open

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 Paulson, Madison, SD

District 9 - Bob Skadsen, Sioux Falls, SD

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