Bike Trails in South Dakota

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  • Ballpark Road Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Ballpark Road Trail is a short sidepath, one of several in the city of Sturgis that together form a ten mile off-road system of trails. Beginning at the intersection of Junction Avenue and Ballpark Road near the Sturgis Regional Hospital, ...
  • Custer State Park Spur

    State: SD
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Custer State Park Spur offers a 3.2-mile paved connection between South Dakota's 109-mile George S. Mickelson Trail and Custer State Park, home to bison, coyotes, and prairie dogs in the beautiful Black Hills. For those on a multi-day adventure ...
  • Deadman Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 0.75 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Deadman Trail is a short trail that follows the ominously named Deadman Gulch on the outskirts of Sturgis, and connects to other portions of the city's ten mile bike path system. Starting in the north at a junction with the Ballpark Road ...
  • Leonard Swanson Memorial Pathway

    State: SD
    Length: 8.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Leonard Swanson Memorial Pathway, named for Rapid City's late, longtime public works director, is a sprawling eight mile system of paved bikeways that follows the path of Rapid Creek across the heart of the city. Affectionately known as ...
  • Moose Drive Bike Path

    State: SD
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Though Sturgis may be best known for the popular motorcycle events it hosts, the city also offers some great opportunites for the other kind of biker. The Moose Drive Bike Path is a 1.5 mile sidepath that runs next to Moose Drive, and it offers ...
  • Ordway Trail (Aberdeen)

    Rail-Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Ordway Trail runs for 2 miles in northeastern Aberdeen, a railroad town founded in the early 1880s. It begins in Baird Park, a natural area perhaps best known for its 25-foot-tall sledding hill. From there, the paved pathway travels south ...
  • Sioux Falls Bike Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 26.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Sioux Falls trail system forms a loop of nearly 30 miles of paved, multi-use pathways that link many of the city’s parks and green spaces. The trail system is enclosed by Interstate 90 in the north, 57th Street in the south, Westward Ho ...
  • Sioux River Red Rock Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Sioux River Red Rock Trail is a planned 12-mile system of trail that will one day take users across nearly the entirety of the beautiful city of Dell Rapids, situated on the Big Sioux River in eastern South Dakota. As of now, only a few ...
  • Spearfish Recreational Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 5.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Spearfish Recreational Trail travels for 5 miles through the heart of Spearfish, a town situated east of the South Dakota/Wyoming border and just north of the Black Hills National Forest, known especially for its beautiful rock formations ...
  • Sturgis Centennial Bike Path

    State: SD
    Length: 4.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Sturgis Centennial Bike Path runs a little over four miles across the northern edge of the city of Sturgis, loosely following the route of the Bear Butte Creek. While the western portion of the trail is not very scenic, the trail's eastern ...
  • Sturgis Connector Trail

    State: SD
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    This short sidepath provides a useful connection between several trails in the ten mile system of bike paths within the city of Sturgis. Beginning near the intersection of Butte View Drive and Dolan Creek Road, the path follows the latter through ...