We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Views To Die For

What a great place for photos in the canyon and from beginning to end was out of this world. The... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
sylvialebeter
,
Blackpool, United Kingdom
beautiful

best drive and beautiful scenery. Loved the river and trees along the road. We seen deer along the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
tystawinery
,
Lake Tahoe (California), California
Read all 583 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black hills” (68 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (62 reviews)
LOCATION
Spearfish, SD
Write a ReviewReviews (583)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

111 - 120 of 577 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a great place for photos in the canyon and from beginning to end was out of this world. The tour covered everything

Thank sylvialebeter
Reviewed 24 February 2017

best drive and beautiful scenery. Loved the river and trees along the road. We seen deer along the way and it was the best part of our trip.

Thank tystawinery
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What a wonderful place to ride. I think I may come back sometime when it's not a giant rally. The irony of having that many bikes around makes the riding less enjoyable. The views though, worth it.

Thank Loren K
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Every time we go up here it amazes us how beautiful a place this is! It's amazing to see God's creation, so beautiful, so peaceful, so perfect!!

Thank MarcyBro
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The canyon is pretty, but there are many trail heads along the way. I think those are the real highlights. Plus, Bridal Veil Falls.

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great drive in fall stop in Deadwood or Spearfish to eat or pack a picnic lunch Fall is the best time for this drive. Don't forget to stop in at the Spearfish fish hatchery. Nice fun activity on a weekend. I would...More

Thank johnmG5883BN
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you are in the Spearfish, South Dakota area try to make time for a drive through Spearfish Canyon. It was difficult to keep my eyes on the road and off the gorgeous scenery! The tall narrow cliffs are breathtaking. If you have time stop...More

Thank Cathie H
Reviewed 20 December 2016

One of the best motorcycle roads in the country! Views are spectacular and the road is in excellent shape.

Thank motorswatcop
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Spent a half day driving and hiking in Spearfish Canyon in late September. Beautiful sights. Definitely get out of the car and hike the short trails and see the waterfalls. The hike up to the overview of the canyon was worth it. Wish I had...More

Thank HFT
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The drive is very scenic. Being from Colorado I would have thought I was back home. Road is curvy but easily driven. Lots of places to stop and take in the views.

Thank greeleyborn
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 hotels in Spearfish
Spearfish Canyon Lodge
439 reviews
.89 km away
Recreational Springs Resort
49 reviews
12.15 km away
Ponderosa Pines
10 reviews
12.93 km away
Blackstone Lodge and Suites
90 reviews
13.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cheyenne Crossing
311 reviews
8.35 km away
Dough Trader Pizza Company
314 reviews
16.73 km away
Lewie's Saloon & Eatery
299 reviews
12.76 km away
Killian’s Food & Drink
232 reviews
16.72 km away
Nearby Attractions
Roughlock Falls Nature Area
58 reviews
.06 km away
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
244 reviews
14.25 km away
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
65 reviews
.03 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from dennisp859 | Reviewed this property |
Joe S has answered it perfectly Dennis Pearce
1
Vote
Freshmpls
18 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
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.
3
Votes
Cathyfarchione
8 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
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.
1
Vote