Sturgis Bike Week, Rides, Badlands Loop Road
Sturgis is right on Interstate -90 and is central to some great road trips;
Badlands National Park, the Loop Road, helicopter rides, hikes, and the town of Wall for a day trip of over 200 miles, round trip.
Sturgis offers some great rides throughout the Black Hills including Mount Rushmore, and Deadwood.
Devils Tower, west on 90 is another good trip.
Spearfish Campground and Spearfish Canyon become home to some visitors
Sturgis Bike Week offers Day Trips to Badlands National Park Loop Road. Forty miles of scenic landscapes, animal viewing, and hiking the eroded landscape can be a 220 mile round trip from Sturgis on a mix of high speed roads and county roads .
Sturgis Rally ride to Badlands National Park Loop Road, 200 mile round trip
From Sturgis it is 118 miles to Cactus Flat, the eastern end of the loop Road where you find the settlers homestead and the helicopter rides.
Sturgis Ride to the Badlands Loop Road for sightseeing and animal viewing. 220 miles RT
Sturgis Bike Week offers day-long rides to great South Dakota scenery including the Badlands Loop Road. The Badlands Scenic Byway can be a 200 mile RT from Sturgis for sightseeing and animal viewing in an eroded landscape.
August 2015, Sturgis Rally Dates
August 3 to August 9
Aug. 1 to Aug. 10
Sturgis Motorcycle Week takes place the first full week in August.
- Best Time To Visit South Dakota:
By Saturday the first week of August the town will be full and riders will be cruising the many sightseeing places in the Black Hills.
Visiting other times of the year: May to October 40 f at night 65 f days
The weather is perfect June, July, August but the mid day temperature can reach over 100 f. Cool in May and September, Cold and winter snows October to April Total snow 2 feet per year. June is a wet month. July and August can have thunderstorms with hail.
How to Reach South Dakota , Sturgis:
The nearest large city to the Black Hills is Rapid City South Dakota. Air service reaches Rapid City from hubs in Denver and Chicago.
Rental cars are available at the airport. From Rapid City take scenic Route 44 east to Interior and the Badlands National Park or take Route Route 90 West to Sturgis, Spearfish, Deadwood, Rushmore.
Into the Badlands from Wall
|Black Hills SD Sightseeing