George S. Mickelson Trail

photo: The George S. Mickelson Trail has beautiful fall colors. Photo by Brooke Smith. Type:
Length: 114.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Black Hills of South Dakota
States: South Dakota
Counties: Lawrence, Pennington, Custer, Fa
Latitude: 43.81929   Longitude: -103.6396

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Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed rock, compacted
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 3,490
Elevation High Point: 6,200
Year Designated: 2004

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Harley Noem
SD Department of Game, Fish and Parks
11361 Nevada Gulch Rd.
Lead , SD 57754
(605) 584-3896
Harley.Nowm@state.sd.us
http://www.MickelsonTrail.com

 

Photos

Bicyclist cruising by the Crazy Horse mountain carving. It's a work in progress that all trail users can see. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Bicyclist cruising by the Crazy Horse mountain carving. It's a work in progress that all trail users can see. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Riders on the 15th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek had quite the adventure. They weren't expecting to kick up so much dust!. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Riders on the 15th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek had quite the adventure. They weren't expecting to kick up so much dust!. Photo by Brooke Smith.

 

The George S. Mickelson Trail has beautiful fall colors. Photo by Brooke Smith.

The George S. Mickelson Trail has beautiful fall colors. Photo by Brooke Smith.

The George S. Mickelson Trail is good for all bicycle styles and rider abilities. Photo by Brooke Smith.

The George S. Mickelson Trail is good for all bicycle styles and rider abilities. Photo by Brooke Smith.

 

The George S. Mickelson Trail is good for all bicycle styles and rider abilities. Photo by Brooke Smith.

The George S. Mickelson Trail is good for all bicycle styles and rider abilities. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Volunteers work hard to get 575 bicycles parked during the 16th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Volunteers work hard to get 575 bicycles parked during the 16th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek. Photo by Brooke Smith.

 

A family of bicyclers are enjoying the George S. Mickelson Trail. Photo by Brooke Smith.

A family of bicyclers are enjoying the George S. Mickelson Trail. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Trolls aren't just for fairy tales! A bridge Troll is helping to raise money for resurfacing. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Trolls aren't just for fairy tales! A bridge Troll is helping to raise money for resurfacing. Photo by Brooke Smith.

 

Harley Noem receives Certificate of Introduction to Rails-to-Trails Hall of Fame from Linda Mickelson Graham. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Harley Noem receives Certificate of Introduction to Rails-to-Trails Hall of Fame from Linda Mickelson Graham. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Bicycles lined up along the fence at Pringle. One of the Trailheads along the Mickelson Trail. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Bicycles lined up along the fence at Pringle. One of the Trailheads along the Mickelson Trail. Photo by Brooke Smith.

 

A very dedicated, cold Trail Patrolman. Photo by Brooke Smith.

A very dedicated, cold Trail Patrolman. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Riders of the Trail Trek coming through Sheep's Canyon and it's rock formations. Photo by Brooke Smith.

Riders of the Trail Trek coming through Sheep's Canyon and it's rock formations. Photo by Brooke Smith.

 

Just a few Trail Trek bikes!. Photo by Dana Garry.

Just a few Trail Trek bikes!. Photo by Dana Garry.

Fall colors on the George S. Mickelson trail. Photo by Lisa Sabers.

Fall colors on the George S. Mickelson trail. Photo by Lisa Sabers.

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