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Trail
Rating
Camp Facilities
Rating
Num Sites Horse Facilities Addn'l Info
Custer
Weather

Black Hills
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200
Rigorous 
 
 
 
0  
Piedmont
Weather

Black Hills National Forest -- Elk Creek Lodge
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50
  
  (Not Star Rated)
lodging
  (Not Star Rated)
1  
Custer
Weather

Black Hills National Forest - TC Ranch/Horse Camp
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100
Rigorous 
 
elect, shower, toilet, pump
 
16 Stall, water
Custer
Weather

Broken Arrow Horse Camp and Campground
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100
More Difficult 
 
Electric; Water; Toliets; Showers; cabins
 
30 Water; Covered stalls
Wall
Weather

Cow Creek Ranch
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30
Rigorous 
  (Not Star Rated)
primitive,shower,toilet,pump
  (Not Star Rated)
6 stall,water,stream
Keystone
Weather

Elk Haven Horse Camp & Black Hills National Forest
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300
Rigorous 
 
 
 
20  
Mclaughlin
Weather

Grand Prairie Plantation
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300
Easy 
  (Not Star Rated)
Cabins
  (Not Star Rated)
1   Photo
Nemo
Weather

Hay Creek Ranch, Northern Black Hills
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300
  
 
e s t w
 
18 s w
Deadwood
Weather

Moon Mountain Horse Barn
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104
Not Rated 
  (Not Star Rated)
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Hill City
Weather

Mount Rushmore and Harney Peak
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20
Challenging 
 
 
 
0  

Notes:
Human facilities codes   

Day = Day Use Only
Elect = Electric Hookups
Primitive = Primitive Camp Only
Shower = Showers Available
Toilet = Toilets Available
Water = Water Hookups
Pump = Potable Water - No Hookups

Lodging = Cabins, bunkhouse, etc.

Horse facilities codes

Day = Day Use Only
Stall = Stalls Available
Tie-up = Tie-ups Available
Water = Water
Stream = Stream or creek, check in dry weather
Rentals = Horses for hire


Difficulty rating 
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. )
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes)
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand)
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)


Additional sites with lists of trails and camps

Website Description
South Dakota State Parks Listing of horse trails in the So Dakota State Park system.
Trails, Stables, Stopovers Listing of various trails and stopovers. Information ranges from a name and phone number to a fairly good description of the site.