Over 3,600 miles of open roads plus 650 miles of designated trails for all types of Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) await you. Visitors can rent ATV/OHVs from local providers or you can bring your own. For information of rules and regulations, contact the Black Hills National Forest Service or the Visitor Information Centers in Rapid City or Hill City.
RIDE THE TRAILS—ON A HORSE
Explore the Hills from a unique perspective, on a friendly horse with experienced guides or bring your own! Peace, beautiful scenery, rugged terrain and even a night under the stars can be yours as you enjoy the outdoors and miles of trails in South Dakota’s beautiful Black Hills.
GEORGE S. MICKELSON TRAIL
Recreational enthusiasts of all types will enjoy the world class George S. Mickelson Trail. Stretching 109 miles from Deadwood to Edgemont, the trail passes through Hill City and offers some of the most spectacular views found anywhere. This crushed limestone/gravel surface is perfect for those who want to hike, bicycle, ride horseback, snowshoe, run or cross-country ski.
HIKE THE TRAILS
Hiking is a favorite pastime of many visitors to The Hills. If it is yours, you will be rewarded with jaw-dropping spectacular views, a waterfall or stream and maybe catch a glimpse of a mountain goat, wild turkey or an elusive elk. There is an extensive network of trails in the Black Hills. The Hill City Visitor Information Center carries trail maps and guides to help with your hiking plans.
Outdoor Adventures Abound
Hiking, biking, rock climbing, ATVing or horseback riding – Hill City is perfect for your outdoor adventures! Paddle your way around Sheridan lake, take in spectacular views on trails the whole family can enjoy, or capture a serene moment in a photograph. Need gear or supplies? Hill City has got everything to provide you with your outfitter and equipment needs.