July 31 Workday Set – All Welcome to Participate

The final workday for the season hosted by the Maah Daah Hey Trail Association (MDHTA) and the USDA Forest Service will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Coal Creek Trailhead located about 11.5 miles south of Medora on East River Road. The project will involve surfacing the trail from the Coal Creek Trailhead Read more

Burning Coal Vein Campground Water Shutoff

Burning Coal Vein Campground water was shutoff Thursday, June 24, 2021 until further notice. Campers and trail users will need to make alternative arrangements for water.

2021 Annual Meeting – April 24

The MDHTA annual meeting will be held Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the Eagles Club in Dickinson, ND. The Eagles Club is located at 31 1st Avenue East. The social will begin at 5 pm MT, dinner at 6 pm MT followed by the meeting. The menu includes a salad bar, deep fried turkey, roast Read more

2021 Trail Challenge

The Maah Daah Hey Trail Association (MDHTA) is sponsoring the 2021 Trail Challenge to encourage hikers, bikers and horse riders to discover, use and enjoy the Maah Daah Hey Trail. The Trail Challenge is offered in four categories, a 25, 50, 100, and 150 mile trail challenge. Anyone who hikes, bikes or horseback rides 25, Read more

Park in Trailhead Parking South of Medora!

The US Forest Service has issued an warning to MDHT users to please park in trailhead parking south of Medora rather than along the East River Road. See the notice below. The Maah Daah Hey Trail offers scenic views and a premier outdoor experience for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding enthusiasts. We want your Read more

2017 Trails Day on the Buffalo Gap Trail

This year’s Trails Day event took place on the Buffalo Gap Trail west of Medora south of Old US 10. Forty-two volunteers from the Maah Daah Hey Trail Association along with other organizations, such as, US Forest Service, Save the MDH, and Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch joined forces to surface 1000 feet of trail. Read more

National Recreation Trail Designation

Its official! The entire 144 miles of the Maah Daah Hey Trail, including Maah Daah Hey 2, or The Deuce, has been designated a National Recreation Trail. The designation was made on December 14, 2016 by the Northern Regional Forester, Leanne Marten. The application for this designation was supported by the North Dakota Department of Read more

2016 Trails Day – A Great Day, A Great Success!

The 2016 Trails Day headquartered out of the Third Creek Trail Head drew 42 hard working folks from western as well as central North Dakota. Response from the volunteers was so good that all of the gravel used to surface the trail that day was spread by 10:30 am and an additional half mile of Read more

2015 Trails Day

Thirty hardy individuals participated in the 2015 National Trails Day event held on the Maah Daah Hey Trail on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The day before the event up to 2 inches of rain fell causing creeks and rivers to run high. But the clouds cleared out on Trails Day providing a perfect day to Read more

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