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Snowmobile maps now offered on apps

PIERRE (AP) -- A new interactive South Dakota snowmobile trail system map is available for both the Web and smartphones.

The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department says the map shows trail conditions and pinpoints businesses, restrooms and parking areas along the trail system.

State snowmobile trail coordinator Tony Schmitt says snowmobilers will eventually be able to view pictures as well.

The interactive trail map is available on GF&P's website ( and the department's mobile apps for Android and Apple devices.

Trail condition updates are also posted to Twitter accounts dedicated to both the Black Hills and the East River trails -- @SDsnowBHills and @SDsnowEast.