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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

Jay Dee Smith commented on Jay Dee Smith's status
"Well we will try this again. I live in northwest Nebraska, the State of Nebraska does not allow side by sides on state hi ways. We are wanting to licence our side by side in South Dakota. We usually ride up and around Custer, Hill City, and Deadwood…"

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Ed Goss commented on Steve Johnson's blog post Old Honda
"Bet you didn't know you were a mechanic. "

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Steve Johnson posted a blog post

Old Honda

Great ride Saterday the 28th. the old honda developed an engine oil leak and thanks to a fellow at the surgar shack I was able to buy a quart of Yamma Lub with my last five buck. With out that I would have been in big trouble. So if your reading this, a big thank you and I owe you if we cross path's again let me know I'll buy you a beer, Thanks again.  ps a simple fix a rubber gromit came loose and dumped oil out just pushed the rubber plug back into the engine block and problem fixed. See More

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Scott Wittrock commented on Jay Dee Smith's status
"Jay, can you elaborate?  SD does this and does allow out of state people to license them here.  I know there are a lot of people from Nebraska that license them through the Yankton County Courthouse. You will need to have a mirror and…"
Jay Dee Smith posted a status
"We live in the state of Nebraska and as of yet we cannot licence our side by side for the highway. I am looking for a place or person to he"
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bob hanson posted a status
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Jeri, Bob & Blue posted an event

Black Hills ATV/UTV at Lewie's Burgers and Brew

September 16, 2014 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Change of meeting location to Lewie's on Hwy. 85 outside of Lead.  Rec. Springs is closed.See More
Sep 16


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Old Honda

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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 - Ken Weinheimer, Fort Pierre, SD

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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