Red Hill

Total Miles
6.8

Elevation

1,458.35 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This trail is a great way to see amazing views of Sturgis, Bear Butte, and other surrounding canyons. It has a variety of terrain from brown dirt to red dirt to rocks and shelves. One of the trailheads is right in Sturgis City Limits. You can choose to run it uphill or downhill. The trail is closed from December 15 to May 15 and is also closed from 11:00 pm - 6:00 am.

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Difficulty

The vast majority of this trail is very easy, however, it can change in a matter of a few months. It can present deep rutting, especially in the spring, and some rocky terrain seems to have been exposed over the winter months, leaving shelves that were previously not there. There are no water crossings, however, you may encounter some deeper puddles in the middle of the trail. The trail mainly consists of dirt (brown and very red) with some rocky patches and a few shelf drops/climbs, but nothing over 12 inches in height. As a result, high-clearance vehicles are recommended.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

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Access Description

This trail can be accessed either through the GFP land beginning in Sturgis or off Galena Road to the north.

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