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Maah Daah Hey Trail
Some of the best single track in the world awaits you in the Badlands
Over 150 miles of The Maah Daah Hey Trail beckon you!
The Maah Daah Hey draws people from all over world to hike, bike and horseback ride in the Badlands. The combined 150-mile MDH, Buffalo Gap, and Deuce trails traverses the Badlands, Little Missouri National Grasslands, private land, the North and South Units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and beyond.
This trail will give you an amazing experience no matter how you choose to enjoy it.
This trail is not for the faint of heart but may just bring be the experience of a lifetime!
From the North, the trail begins at CCC Campground in McKenzie County, located 15 miles south of Watford City off Highway 85, and meanders south to Medora, and onward to Burning Coal Vein campground.
View a map of the Maah Daah Hey here.
Mountain bikers flock to the trail all summer, but on August 6, 2016, hundreds will converge for the annual Maah Daah 100 – where racers compete in 25, 50, 75, and 100 mile distances to see who will conquer the Maah Daah Hey in a day.
For your safety, before using the trail, contact the USFS and inquire about maps, regulations, trail updates, and possible water sources.
Remember, for your protection, exercise caution while using the trail for any outdoor activities you may have planned. Prepare for climate extremes, steep and slippery terrain, and unpredictable wildlife.
More resources for your MDH adventure
- USFS - Medora District at 701-227-7800
- Dakota Cyclery Mountain Bike Adventures - bike rentals, gear, equipment, Trail Maps
- Maah Daah Hey Trail Association - interactive trail map, water and camping locatoins, plus MDH pictures
- Maah Daah Hey 100 Race -- the Baddest Race in the Baddest Place: 25, 50, 75, and 100 mile distances
Maah Daah Hey 100 -- Annual Mountain Bike Race
Maah Daah Hey in a Day