How Do I Get to Storm Mountain Trail?
The Storm Mountain Trail is southwest of Rapid City. Take US Highway 16 west for 13 miles to Silver Mountain Road. Make a slight right on Silver Mountain Road, then turn right on Storm Mountain Road, and the trailhead is about 1.5 miles ahead. Watch for mountain bikers who typically ride the trail counterclockwise.
The trail is tough, with some hills and rocky sections.
Time To Complete: 5.0 hours
It should take about 4-6 hours to hike this trail.
Distance: 11.6 miles
The main loop is 11.6 miles, but you can add more mileage or connect to other trails for a longer adventure.
Seasonality: Spring, Summer, Fall
These trails are best when snow and ice are no longer on the ground.
Dog Friendly: Yes
Dogs are allowed off leash.