Biking

One of our best-kept secrets

If the crunch of gravel under tire is music to your ears, check out the views that South Dakota Trails in each region have to offer.

Organizations like the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) are taking notice of the biking opportunities in South Dakota, awarding the state one of only two A grades for its trails. With strenuous mountain climbs and grueling road rides, there are plenty of challenging routes to conquer. But laid-back rides on former railroad beds and fun fat-tire outings give everyone the chance to roll at their favorite pace.

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Mountain bikers in the Black HIlls
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Bike, Fish, Climb & More in South Dakota

Mickelson Trail bicycle bicyclists

Black Hills & Badlands

It's no surprise that the stunning scenery of the Black Hills offers ample opportunities for rewarding trail exploration. From the 109-mile Mickelson Trail to the scenic beauty of trails in & around Rapid City, there's no shortage of places to hit the trail in western South Dakota. 

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Mountain bikers on Oahe West Shore Bike Trail

Missouri River

See the Mighty Mo' from trails in Pierre & Fort Pierre. Explore central South Dakota in the best way possible — from the seat of a bicycle. 

Dakota Nature Park trail

Glacial Lakes & Prairies

This lake-filled area offers plenty of great places to pedal, including a variety of trails in Watertown, Brookings and Aberdeen. Nature, open fields, and water views await your discovery.

Bicycling at Lewis and Clark Rec Area

Southeast

Lush forests, quartzite walls, and lake views all await you in state parks & rec areas throughout southeast South Dakota.

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