Mickelson Trail near Rapid City

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Mickelson Trail near Rapid City

Mickelson Trail Near Rapid CityAs many Rapid City residents know, those Black Hills can be quite the trek. Finding an easy, yet entertaining, trail shouldn’t have to be a quest though! The answer to your search is the Mickelson Trail! Named after the 28th Governor of South Dakota, George S. Mickelson, this trail takes you through some of the most beautiful parts of the Black Hills. Great for walkers, hikers, bikers, and horseback riders, everyone will find something they love in the Mickelson Trail!

Branching both north and south of Rapid City, trailblazers can start in either Deadwood or Edgemont and travel over 100 miles of trail. The highlights of this trail near Rapid City include more than 100 bridges and 4 train tunnels in addition to the wildlife and scenic views! If the start to finish trip is not in your forecast, start at one of 15 trailheads to experience the converted, rails-to-trails, gravel paths. Each of the trailheads supplies parking, trail passes, toilet facilities, and tables. Take your visitors to Rapid City out into the Black Hills on a leisurely stroll on the Mickelson Trail!

This is a multi-use trail so make sure you are adhering to the rules of the trail. Certain conditions apply for those bringing horses along the trail, so make sure to check with the trail office before you leave Rapid City. Open year round, from dawn till dusk, the Mickelson Trail is perfect for all ages and abilities. Find a trailhead near your home in Rapid City and set out on the trail for adventure today!

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Paul Gapski
Berkshire Hathaway / Prudential Ca Realty - El Cajon, CA
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Thank you for sharing your blog; we need Real estate Professionals to share their comments and information regarding their markets and experiences. Thanks again from beautiful Sunny San Diego

Jul 09, 2012 12:09 AM