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Jan. 19th Update: Spotlight on: Keystone Custer (South Dakota) Loop!!

Happy Mid-January!! We are continuing to focus on getting new routes ready for next spring. This week we want to talk about one of our South Dakota routes in the Black Hills: The Keystone Custer Loop!

The Keystone Custer loop is an amazing ride that includes 3 of the Must-Ride roads in the Black Hills; The Needles Highway, The Custer Wildlife Loop, and the Iron Horse Highway.

Starting in Keystone, South Dakota it is just a short ride to Mount Rushmore. Continuing on past Mt. Rushmore is a neat opportunity for a profile view of George Washington. Up next are the switchbacks that take you to the scenic Needles Highway with its crazy rock spires.

After finishing the Needles Highway, you have the option to take a gravel road to the top of Mt. Coolidge for an amazing view of the Black Hills (Note: the road to Mt. Coolidge is not part of the GPS route, but we have identified the entrance if you want to add on this side trip).