DEADWOOD, S.D. – Black Hills visitors with physical limitations
have two opportunities in September to view the Mickelson
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the trolley leaves at 1 p.m. MDT from the
Deadwood Trailhead and tours the Mickelson Trail from Englewood to
Rochford. To reserve a spot on the tour, call 605-578-1401.
On Sept. 7, the trolley will leave at 10 a.m. MDT from the Hill
Make reservations by calling the Hill City Chamber at
Riders will learn about the history of the railroad and the
inception of the trail. The rides are about four hours long.
“The trolley rides are an excellent way for people with physical
limitations to get out and experience the Mickelson Trail,” says
Dana Garry, trail manager. “Everyone has a wonderful time and
learns a little about the trail.”
Reservations are required. Each person reserving a space on the
trolley will be required to have a handicapped parking permit. One
assistant is allowed to accompany the person, if needed. The
trolley has space available for up to two people who use
The trolley rides are a combined effort of the Hill City and
Deadwood Chambers, Neighborhood Housing, South Dakota Game, Fish
and Parks Department, and the City of Deadwood.
For more information, contact the Mickelson Trail office at