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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!

Maps available here.

Temporary Road Permit Info


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Latest Activity

Dean Bottorff posted a video

Let's Ride ATV/UTV club ride on March 25, 2017

This is an area east of Keystone, SD, that was burned in the Battle Creek forest fires back in 2002. A short portion of the trail goes through this area and ...
Romeo Barrera replied to T's discussion Farmingdale Ride Report
"Thanks for the reports.  I appreciate them as well as SD's relaxed rules for SxS's.  I may not have bought one if I were forced to trailer it to where I were going.  Only thing that prevents me from doing the Northern Hills…"

2016 Member
T replied to T's discussion Farmingdale Ride Report
"My intention with these ride reports is to let people know what kind of riding is available where so they can better plan their trips.  Farmingdale is now an area well suited to the largest SxSs and dirt bikes.  North of Sundance, Wy are a…"
Ed Goss replied to T's discussion Farmingdale Ride Report
"   Gotta believe that is why I have had one of my side by sides down here in Az for 6 years and why 2 years ago I road once in SD on fs land and not once in 2016, but did by a sticker for the folks from Denmark that have ridden several…"
Ed Goss replied to T's discussion Farmingdale Ride Report
"Thanks T, I think.  nice to know that closer on the menu when it comes to the Fed's.  No doubt about it they take your money for taxes to fund these places and then don't let you use them"

2016 Member
T posted a discussion

Farmingdale Ride Report

It has been a few years since I was last at Farmingdale. Many things have changed. I was there 2 days in a row and the area seems to now service predominately the dirt bike rider. Many, many dirt bikes were there both days with only a few ATVs and SxS in attendance.  What I saw was a 180 degree flip from the demographics of my last visit.All of the narrow/50 inch type ATV trails and open riding areas that many have enjoyed in the past have been officially closed with the exception of the 503…See More
Mar 21
Romeo Barrera commented on Ed Goss's blog post NOHVCC
"A little late but that link is bad.  Here's the proper link for the newsletters:"
Mar 21
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Mar 20


Farmingdale Ride Report 4 Replies

Started by T in Where to Ride. Last reply by Romeo Barrera on Friday.

Custer rides 7 Replies

Started by Thomas F Hoeper in Riding Clubs in South Dakota. Last reply by Thomas F Hoeper Mar 17.

Baja ORV Area - Badlands 1 Reply

Started by Steve Bendy in Where to Ride. Last reply by Dean Bottorff Mar 5.

Ride Report---South East of Hill City 1 Reply

Started by T in Where to Ride. Last reply by Dean Bottorff Feb 28.

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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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