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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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Beautiful area to visit

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 July 2016
DianneF50
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Clarksville, TN
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Clarksville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Ft Lauderdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you have time for a leisurely drive, go up Spearfish Canyon. We stopped several times to get out, kids put their feet in the streams and we got to see some trout fishing! A breath-taking drive with gorgeous views, and plenty of places to stop and walk around.

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Northern Desert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had a great time riding thru the canyon...lots to look at, ( careful on the curves) weather was great, away from the crowds.....we are from Daytona Beach so the terrain is much diff.....as we have done alot of riding all over the US...we both agree...this place is best for views...

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