Big Sioux Recreation Area - Trail, Brandon, Dakota

Big Sioux Recreation Area - Trail, Brandon, Dakota

DESCRIPTION

There are 2 trail areas in the park. The first is mostly dirt single track. This first trailhead is visible from the parking lot. The second trail is a mix of singletrack and doubletrack and can be found by riding down the paved path (look for the trail on your right when riding down from the parking lot). These trails offer some excellent views of the Big Sioux River.

USER REVIEWS

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[Oct 03, 2006]
slickrockross
Cross Country Rider

Not a bad trail for beginners or someone looking to get a quick fix. They are short loops (1-1.5 miles). Not very technical but it has a couple of hills that will give you some exercise.

Customer Service

Loop around the hiking trail and the main trail, either way will work

Similar Products Used:

Beaver Creek Nature Area, Union Grove State Park.

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2
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2
[Mar 29, 2005]
CaptianCrash
Cross Country Rider

SUPER MUDDY RIGHT NOW...Give it 2 weeks.

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3
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3
[Mar 29, 2005]
CaptianCrash
Cross Country Rider

SUPER MUDDY RIGHT NOW...Give it 2 weeks.

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0
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[May 31, 2004]
iridefisherhkek
Weekend Warrior

Close prox. to SF is a bonus, but the trail could use some work. The big hill climb is a decent workout, but easily manageable. The topography out there would be excellent for more trails. If we could get some people together to carve more trails out there, we should; it could have some kicka*s trails with a little work.

Customer Service

I recommend the lower loop first (marked on the signs as the hiking trail) for a warmup, then hit the big hill, down through the meadow, hit the archery range, then the hiking trail again for fun. Have no idea how long, but I'm pretty sure it's shorter than seven miles. Almost no singletrack-which is why it needs work.

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Newton Hills is way more fun, but almost a 30 minute drive. With some work, brandon could be as fun easily.

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3
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3
[May 17, 2004]
CaptianCrash
Weekend Warrior

Perfect Distance...If you live in the Sioux Falls "METRO" this is a great spot to hit. Just outside of Brandon and has some real good spots...there is one killer climb that will test you or leave you breathless. The rest of the trail is good, the lower loop has a couple of sketchy log bridges that are slick in the morning...this is a horse trail as well, but not a lot of people on horses use it...the area also has a archery course on it, which I have never seen used either...just don't get shot and it's a good ryde>>>

Customer Service

Take the big hill first and the rest is up and down...save the lower loop for the end...it can be fast and fun...air included!

Similar Products Used:

Newton Hills...Hole in the Hill Ski Area, East of Brookings.

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3
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3
[Sep 15, 1999]
Eric A

the big loop has a up hill and a downhill and is good for beginners . For a longer ride with some nice hills the 7 mile road next to the rec area has some nice hills if you looking to add onto a ride after the trails

Customer Service

the 2 trail loops are pretty nice for a local ride

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