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Dates: 5/11/2019 - 5/11/2019
City / State: Sturgis, SD
Event Name: Historic Deadman Canyon
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 113829 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K, 5K - 1C
Description: The walk will take you into Deadman Canyon on a historic journey to the old dams along Alkali Creek that supplied water to the city of Sturgis. Due to safety concerns, these dams were decommissioned decades ago and are now in ruins or silted in. Enjoy a hike through a shaded gorge amongst Ponderosa pine trees. Both the 5K and 10K may include shallow creek crossings, depending on the weather.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: No
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Start 8-11, Finish by 2
Location: Red Cut Road parking lot (old archery range off Elk Road)
Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-90, take exit 30 into Sturgis. Travel west on Lazelle St (towards Boulder Canyon/Deadwood) for about 0.3 miles and take a left onto Moose Drive just after the BJ's Country Store gas station. Follow Moose Drive for approximately 1.4 miles until you reach Elk Road. Turn right onto Elk Road and follow it around a sharp "L" corner for a total of 0.7 miles until you see a gravel road on your right. Turn right onto the gravel road and follow it a short distance to a gravel parking lot. Coordinates: 44.394872, -103.523029
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: There will be water coolers the day of the event. There are no running water facilities.There are no restrooms. However, the trailhead is on the edge of Sturgis and not far from restroom facilities by car. Please keep pets on leases.
Host Club: Black Hills Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Veronica Grosek (605) 347-2556
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