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Centennial Trail - Deer Creek TH to Rapid Creek TH

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 5.0 (2)

There are beautiful views of Pactola Reservoir on this tough section of the Centennial Trail.


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5.6

Miles

9.1

KM

Point to Point

5,162' 1,574 m

High

4,423' 1,348 m

Low

550' 168 m

Up

1,251' 381 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

Head out from Deer Creek TH for some smooth and fun singletrack. As you approach Pactola, the trail gets more difficult in spots. Be prepared for some tough climbs and steep descents when the trail gets close to Pactola and Hwy 385.

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Aaron Stoneberger

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#13

in South Dakota

#1,606

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Oct 24, 2021
Micah and Kaity Bader
Left at 7:30a from Rice Creek TH at dawn, hiked 4 hrs to Deer Creek TH, 30 min rest, 3 hrs back, finished 3pm. 7.5 hrs total for 11.2 mi round trip.
Apr 6, 2020
ShawnRae Rediske