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Motorized trails to remain closed over Memorial Day weekend


May 23, 2019

All motorized trails remain temporarily closed to motor vehicle use on the Black Hills National Forest due to extreme wet conditions and a forecast calling for more wet and cold weather. 

A closure order was signed last week prohibiting any type of motorized use on motorized trails. Additionally, seasonally closed gates remain closed until conditions allow them to open. 

Users can still ride on over 3000 miles of Forest Service roads. Forest officials ask the public to avoid driving through wet and muddy spots on these roads to prevent damage to road surfaces. 

“The trails will be open...

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