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The Centennial Trail – South Dakota

The Centennial Trail (CT) in South Dakota was developed in 1989 to celebrate the state’s centennial year. It runs for over 100 miles north/south through the Black Hills region. It crosses some outstanding scenery and hits highlights such as Custer … Continue reading

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Data Book: SOBO Bike

A trilogy is a series of three books. Apparently, a tetralogy is a series of four books (although quartet and quadrilogy are sometimes used). Anyway, here is the fourth and final Data Book for the GPT Pilot Trail – the … Continue reading

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The Data Books are Here! NOBO Hike

We have completed the first edition of the Data Books for our Pilot Trail! The Pilot Trail is from Scottsbluff National Monument to Bear Butte State Park, or the other way around, depending on where you start. The Data Books … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

The trail to Bear Butte with Lakota prayer flags in attendance – Bear Butte State Park, South Dakota

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States of Interest

In the previous two blogs, we have looked at all the various places of national interest that the Great Plains Trail will cross.  I believe we’re currently at a hefty 29 places of significant interest.  In this post, we will … Continue reading

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Powwow Highway

Back to films of the Great Plains . . . One of my favorite films of the last (can it possibly be that long?) 25 years or so is Powwow Highway from 1989.  It’s the story of Buddy and Philbert … Continue reading

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Paha Sapa

When it comes to mountains on the Great Plains, the Black Hills of South Dakota take center stage.  No other major landform of the plains has anywhere near the influence that the Black Hills has on the region’s geography, culture, … Continue reading

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