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Address: Spearfish, SD
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This scenic 19-mile drive in the Black Hills that passes cliffs, waterfalls...

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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The canyon is such a beatiful place to travel through , the different seasons are so unique in their own way.Summer you can visit many of the different sights along the way... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
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Spearfish, South Dakota, United States
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Jacksonville, Florida
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Be sure to take the trail up to overlook from Spearfish Lodge . The trail is a little steep at times but the view from the overlook is worth your effort. You will be a 1000 foot up from the trailhead.

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1 Thank Pat L
Spearfish, South Dakota, United States
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The canyon is such a beatiful place to travel through , the different seasons are so unique in their own way.Summer you can visit many of the different sights along the way, bridal vail falls, fall the changing of the leaves,spring the blooming of the new follow , winter the frost on the trees . You can not go wrong... More 

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1 Thank Snoopspaw
Clarksville, TN
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146 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

One of our stops on our 15 day trip out to Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana & Wyoming. So glad that my brother-in-law brought us here. The area is beautiful with so much to see. Nature at its best. Well, worth the trip to the area.

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1 Thank DianneF50
West Grove, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Spearfish Canyon is a outdoor lover's heaven. There is lots of hiking, biking, & scenic byways to enjoy. Beautiful scenery around every turn. Check out the Devil's Bathtubs when in the area. Great way for the kids to cool off on a hot day!

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2 Thank Rick M
Ft Lauderdale
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Gorgeous scenery. Made lots of frequent stops. Flowers were in full bloom and lots of wildlife. Will be back.

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1 Thank Meant2B
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Spearfish Canyon has the best of everything the Badlands has to offer. The scenic byway provides a great drive when you want to take it easy and see amazing landscape. Once in the Canyon there is a number of places to hike. Pay special attention to the road that runs next to the Spearfish Canyon lodge in Savoy. The roughlock... More 

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Dickinson, North Dakota
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Was just OK. Also, there is a lot of road construction. If heading between Spearfish and Deadwood, go around the fast way unless you want a long 25 mph trip.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

a beautiful drive through some beautiful nature. several great photo ops right beside the road. watch for sign pointing to location where a scene from the movie dances with wolves was shot.

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Sisseton, South Dakota, United States
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Gorgeous scenery throughout with several turnouts if you want to get a closer look at certain points. Traffic moves slowly during the Sturgis ralley but still a nice ride.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Easily the coolest, most relaxing ride in the hills. We do it every time were close. Go both ways to see it all. Worth the time and fuel.

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