Railroad Buttes Ohv Area

Near Caputa, South Dakota

Railroad Buttes Ohv Area does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Railroad Buttes area is one of a few large, open off-road riding areas on Forest Service lands, covering approximately 3 square miles. The open play area includes hill climbs, multiple trails and makeshift motocross tracks. Most of the terrain is hardpacked and can get dusty and there is little to no shade. There is a large parking/staging area with plenty of space.

Dispersed camping is allowed but there is no potable water. Fireworks and shooting are prohibited. There are no fees or permits required at this time. Please recreate with respect and pack out all trash.