Bear Mountain Lookout to Pactola Reservoir

Total Miles
62.9

Elevation

2,104.15 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Fall, Spring

Trail Overview

From Bear Mountain Lookout to Pactola Reservoir, this gravel road will show you the best the Black Hills National Forest has to offer. Take your time along the expansive alpine meadows & while driving along Lightening Creek as you"ll have many chances to spot deer and other wildlife along this route.

Photos of Bear Mountain Lookout to Pactola Reservoir

Bear Mountain Lookout to Pactola Reservoir
Bear Mountain Lookout to Pactola Reservoir
Bear Mountain Lookout to Pactola Reservoir

Difficulty

Well maintained forest service gravel road

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Jack Clark
Oct 02, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Thomas Olson
Sep 03, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Posted Sign
Tanner Allhands
Jun 26, 2023
Open
Muddy/Wet
Drew S
May 20, 2023
4x4
Open
Dusty
Normal

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