Black Hills Back Country Horsemen of South Dakota

Do you love camping, horseback riding, hiking, biking and/or enjoying the great outdoors?  Do you participate in outdoor activities in the Black Hills area?  Do you appreciate when our trails are free from debris and hazards?  Do you want to ensure that our trails are open and accessible?  Are you proud of our area and willing to help?  

Our mission is to preserve safe and accessible trails for you and future generations.  Our outdoor experiences include making a positive impact on our environment.   While riding the beautiful trails in our area, we clear the debris and hazards making the trails safer for all who wish to enjoy them.

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How can you help?

We are proud volunteers!  We would appreciate your help!  Your generous donations of time or money will make a substantial impact on sustaining trail access in our beautiful Black Hills and surrounding public lands.  

Partner with our dedicated volunteer members by becoming involved with the Black Hills Back Country Horsemen of South Dakota.  We are chapter of the Back Country Horsemen of America, a 501(c)3 charitable organization.  We invite you to explore our website to see what we are all about.  Review our 2022 Volunteer Report to see what we accomplished in 2022.

Make a Donation

Do you hike in the Black Hills but are not interested in horseback riding?  Do you appreciate that the trails are free from debris and obstacles?  Are you too busy to volunteer your time?  No problem.  Make a single or monthly donation.  We appreciate any contribution that you can make.  Your contribution will help us purchase the tools necessary to keep the trails clear.

Become a Member

Do you wish to become one of our dedicated members?  We would love to have you.  Annual membership dues are $40.00 for individuals, $50.00 for families and $10.00 for youth. We also offer associate business memberships for businesses. 

First time members must fill out the Membership Application. 

New and existing members may pay their dues either online or through the mail.  PayPal payments do not require a PayPal account.  You may use any accepted card by choosing the "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" option.