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Very Nice Dive, Make Sure to Bring Your Camera

Take an leisurely drive through Spearfish Canyon. Take your time enjoying the curves and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noel E
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Yuma, Arizona
Beautiful

We drove through here in our RV and it was beautiful. We hiked the Roughlock Trail which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather D
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Appleton, WI
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This scenic 19-mile drive in the Black Hills that passes cliffs, waterfalls and the Spearfish Creek gives one the feeling they are in the rainforest.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
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Spearfish, SD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take an leisurely drive through Spearfish Canyon. Take your time enjoying the curves and the numerous sights you'll see on your way. Make sure you stop at Bridal Falls. Spring or fall is your best time to go through for the falls will have more...More

Thank Noel E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through here in our RV and it was beautiful. We hiked the Roughlock Trail which was amazing! There is an easier short hike from a close parking lot. We chose to park farther back and hike. It took about 1 hour.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once your enter the canyon, you will be amazed at every turn, anytime of the year. From the fall colors, to the well maintained winter roads to budding spring to warm summer, you will remember this drive for a long time. Gorgeous!

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best rides to take. Lots to look at and see. Nice change of pace. Lots to explore.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vistas galore including Bridal Veil Falls. The drive is filled with great view after great view. There are plenty of places to pull over. We even had a picnic 30 yards off a pullout. The pace is relaxed and a great place to unwind.

Thank creole6684
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temperature is always a good 10-20 degrees cooler once you get into Spearfish Canyon. A truly beautiful place.

Thank rk0nz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! You must see! Pack a lunch, snacks water and make a day of it. Wear good tennis shoes. Eat at Cheyennes crossing. Seen people fishing for trout. Take a day, two or more to see it all

Thank Freshmpls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful drive, easy and relaxing We did a loop from keystone, around and back. Take a lunch and stop , there are many gorgeous places to have a break. Fishing and hiking too. Go into Roughlock falls recreation area if you can....More

Thank canada777-1207
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the time to travel on Vanocker Canyon Rd too. Johnson Siding Road to Nemo Rd is great on motorcycle too.

Thank Roadqueen72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do! Take the drive along the scenic Hwy14. Stop at one of the many waterfalls, get out and do some fishing, let the kids and adults play in the COLD river water. Have the camera handy. Around every corner is a...More

1  Thank JoFlatlander
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Freshmpls
19 August 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Just drive and stop. Tour guides not needed ever. visit bridal veil and roughlock falls. eat at cheyenne crossing.
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Cathyfarchione
9 July 2016|
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Response from Lisbeth S | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Because this is a popular area for tourists, the roads are wide enough to accommodate a large size RV, even on the curves.
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CharlesEliot
26 September 2015|
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Response from TravelbuffOgden | Reviewed this property |
No worries. The road is on the bottom of the canyon with beautiful walls on each side of the road. No scary drop-offs.
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