VICTORIA DRIVE

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A unique feature that is the highlight of the ride is the overlook at Sandstone Ridge. Other overlook are the Victoria Creek Overlook and Victoria Overlook.

A Ghost Town site in this area is Bear Gulch II Ghost Town, now a campground.

Water features in the area include: Brush Creek, Pactola Lake, Prairie Creek, Prairie Creek Pond, Spring Creek Flume Falls, Victoria Creek, Victoria Lake and Rapid Creek.

Their are numerous MANAGED WATER CROSSINGS in this area to watch for including: the Rapid Creek Bridge Water Crossing, South Victoria Creek Water Crossing, Victoria Creek Water Crossing, and Victoria Lake Road Water Crossing.

Old buildings and structures on this ride include; Dexter Cabin, and Flume Long Tunnel.

Evidence of mining like the Dexter Gold Mine, and the KDS Mine.

This is an area ripe with hiking opportunities. If you are willing to go on foot check out, Flume Trail Loop A Hiking Trail, Rapid Creek Hiking Trail & Trailhead, and Tamarack Gulch Hiking Trail & Trailhead.

The original Victoria Creek Dam was destroyed during the same time of the Rapid City flood of 1972.

Places to Visit:

DEXTER CABIN

DEXTER GOLD MINE

RAPID CREEK BRIDGE WATER CROSSING

RAPID CREEK HIKING TRAILHEAD

TAMARACK LOOP HIKING TRAIL

TAMARACK GULCH HIKING TRAILHEAD

Other Places to Visit:

Center map

Decimal Degrees: 44.0057,-103.3519

Trailhead:

VICTORIA TRAILHEAD

Connecting Drives:

PALMER GULCH DRIVE

PINE GROVE BATTLE CREEK DRIVE

PILOT KNOB DRIVE

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