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
Events Aug. 1 to Aug. 10
Concert Schedules
  • Best Time To Visit South Dakota:  
Sturgis Motorcycle Week takes place  the first full week in August.    

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:
  • Air
The nearest large city to the Black Hills is Rapid City South Dakota. Air service reaches Rapid City from hubs in Denver and Chicago.
  • Auto
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  
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Badlands  Camping
Black Hills SD Sightseeing
Black Hills SD Camping
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