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The Hot Springs Hill City Loop is a great way to see the Southern part of the Black Hills.  This ride starts in Keystone and follows Old Hill City Road to Hill City.  Next, stop to visit historic Hot Springs, where attractions include:  The Mammoth Site, The World Fossil Museum, the Pioneer Museum, 1880s Jail, or Kidney Springs Park and Gazebo.  You can also take a side trip to view Historic Battle Mountain Sanitarium.


Leaving Hot Springs, you will travel North to Wind Cave Canyon and the entrance to Wind Cave.  You will also pass the entrance to Mount Coolidge.  This is a gravel road that you can take to the top of Mount Coolidge for an amazing view of the Black Hills before returning to Keystone.


Approximate Mileage:  115 Miles


Estimated Riding Time:  3 Hours


Road Surface:  Paved




  • Hot Springs - The Mammoth Site, Pioneer Museum, Hot Springs Waterfall, 1880s Jail, Wind Cave
  • Hill City - Black Hills Institute
  • Pringle - Bicycle Sculpture
  • Custer - Mt. Coolidge Overlook



Motorcycle Rides, Black Hills, Keystone, Hill City, Pringle, Hot Springs, Custer

Hot Springs Hill City Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  •  Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices. In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.


    We have tested many Smartphone Apps and here is what we have found:


    Please Note

    • Some Smartphone Apps require a paid version to allow importing routes.
    • Testing was for ‘Follow the Line” only, not “Turn by Turn”.
    • If you use an app not listed below, let us know and we will try to test it for you.
    • We are not experts on Smartphone Apps. We will try to answer any and all questions, but there may be better resources online.


    Apps That Will Work With Our Routes:


    • REVER
    • Scenic (IOS Only)
    • Kurviger (Android Only)
    • Detecht
    • OsmAnd
    • Avenza
    • Calimoto
    • Gaia
    • Ride with GPS
    • GPS Tracks
    • InRoute
    • Harley Davidson
    • Indian Ride Command
    • My Triumph
    • GPX Viewer 2
    • Garmin Explore


    Apps That Will NOT Work With Our Routes:


    • Google Maps
    • Apple Maps
    • Waze
    • Riser
    • ESR (Eat Sleep Ride)
    • RoadTrippers
    • Sygic
    • Guru
    • Road Warrior Route Planner


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