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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.

Click here for more information.

Important FAQs!

Color maps available here.

Temporary Road Permit Info


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Latest Activity

2015 Member
Scott Wittrock posted a discussion

Firesteel Creek

There has been a petition turned into the SD Department of Environment & Natural Resources to close Firesteel Creek above Lake Mitchell. This would allow farmers to install fences without gates therefore closing the creek to navigation of any kind. The notice of hearing on the petition is attached. Riders in the Mitchell area should take action if you want to continue to ride in this area, pass this on to others. Help your fellow riders out by providing public comment. Others that would…See More
21 hours ago

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bob hanson posted a status
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Jeri & Bob posted an event

BH ATV/UTV at Lewie's Burgers & Brew

November 17, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Dinner and discussionSee More
Nov 12
JoAnn Roller, kmatva board membe is now a member of
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2014 Member
Ed Goss posted a discussion

Wanta guide in Co.

U.S. Forest Service Seeking Motorized Special Use PermitteesRelease Date: Oct 16, 2015  Contact(s): Neal Weierbach, 719-553-1510PUEBLO, Colo., October 16, 2015 – The South Platte, South Park and Salida Ranger Districts of the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) have issued a prospectus seeking interested parties to provide motorized special use services such as guided ATV…See More
Nov 8

2014 Member
Ed Goss commented on Scott Wittrock's blog post 2016 Legislative Session - ATV Trails
"Sounds like you are headed in the right direction.  Nice we spend half the year in Az. under their rules and then to think heading to SD for the balance of the year that they'd operate under similar rules.  Kinda hopin it works that…"
Nov 7
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Oct 31


Firesteel Creek

Started by Scott Wittrock in General Discussion 21 hours ago.

2015 USGS maps

Started by Dean Bottorff in Riding Clubs in South Dakota Sep 10.

Driving to and From the Trails 9 Replies

Started by Ian Vanic in Where to Ride. Last reply by Dean Bottorff Sep 10.

Boondocking near Mt Rushmore 2 Replies

Started by Andrew Vaughan in Where to Ride. Last reply by Scott Wittrock Sep 2.

Blog Posts

2016 Legislative Session - ATV Trails

Posted by Scott Wittrock on October 26, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Mit b of interest

Posted by Ed Goss on October 9, 2015 at 8:09am — 3 Comments


Posted by Ed Goss on July 31, 2015 at 3:21pm


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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 Paulson, Madison, SD

District 9 - Bob Skadsen, Sioux Falls, SD

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