Northern Hills-Spearfish


The Northern Hills Ranger District covers the northern portion of the Black Hills on the South Dakota side. Spearfish has nearby access to over 300 miles of snowmobile trails, groomed and ungroomed cross-country ski trails, a 100 mile long hiking trail (Centennial Trail) and many other trails, a 110 mile long biking, hiking and horseback trail (Mickelson Trail), and 2 downhill ski areas (ski areas are near Deadwood, SD - 15 miles away).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Sand Play

Rock Climbing

Areas for Rock Climbing at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Northern Hills-Spearfish

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Ice Fishing

Areas for Ice Fishing at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Ice Skating

Ice skating is allowed on all lakes in the Black Hills National Forest, although none of the lakes are groomed for ice skating.

Areas for Ice Skating at Northern Hills-Spearfish

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Areas for XC Skiing/Snowshoeing at Northern Hills-Spearfish

Snowmobiling

Areas for Snowmobiling at Northern Hills-Spearfish

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Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.5010294947

  Longitude : 
-103.860756422