Music on Main 2017 Recap

Sturgis tried something a bit new and different in 2017, providing Wednesday evening events and entertainment downtown for residents and visitors. The “Music on Main” series ran for 8 weeks, both before and after the annual Motorcycle Rally.

Featuring mountain bike races, bouncy castles, live music, kid-friendly activities, food trucks, and more, the event proved that downtown Sturgis can be packed every week, not just during the first week of August.

The Motorcycle Rally seems to be getting longer every year, and the new Music on Main series provides additional incentive to rally-goers to Visit Sturgis in the weeks before or after the official Rally week.

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7th Cavalry Trail System gets official in 2016

7th Cavalry Trail System Logo / InsigniaThe Bureau of Land Management, in collaboration with Black Hills area nonprofit Black Hills Trails have put together a tentative schedule for the remaining work to be done before commissioning the new 7th Cavalry Trail System on the Fort Meade Recreation Area. The remaining work will likely entail thousands of volunteer hours throughout 2016, but the good news is signage will be placed on all trails in the new trail network in 2016. This will be a major boon for visitors to the area, as currently to make use of these trails a person must do some of their own way-finding or find a guide that is knowledgeable of the area.

The new Trail System reconstruction work includes rebuilding several major sections of the iconic Trail #89, or Centennial Trail, which is the best known and probably the most used trail in the Black Hills region.

Learn more about opportunities to get involved by visiting the Black Hills Trails website.

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