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Address: Alt Route 14, Spearfish, SD
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Great drive! Bring your camera and plan to spend some time.

This is just a beautiful drive. We went upstream from Spearfish and came back through Lead and Deadwood. It was late March so there wasn't any leaves out yet, but the creek was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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New Ulm, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This is just a beautiful drive. We went upstream from Spearfish and came back through Lead and Deadwood. It was late March so there wasn't any leaves out yet, but the creek was running nicely and the waterfalls were beautiful. I can't think of anything we disliked. It is not a fast trip (35 mph) so don't plan to rush.... More 

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Rock Port, Missouri
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Well worth your time to take in this picturesque drive! Would love to go back in the fall! Plenty of beautiful scenery and waterfalls that even children will be amazed.

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Gillette, Wyoming
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353 reviews 353 reviews
7 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Spearfish Canyon Parkway is worth the I-90 detour. There's A GREAT homespun restaurant at "the bottom" with terrific deserts.

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IL
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was just beautiful. They had several areas you could pull over to take pictures. If you are looking for a scenic drive with just alot of natural beauty, this is for you.

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Sturgis, South Dakota
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15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Spearfish Canyon is one of the nicest rides or drives in the Black Hills. Make sure you stop at Bridal Veil Falls and the Big Falls at the lodge. There are many places to pull out and dip your feet in the creek. Don't rush this drive/ride. Take your time and enjoy what you have in front of you.

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

It was so pretty driving up. My family goes up all the time and extra amazing during the fall. I highly recommend going up even if just part way. Be careful on the curves.

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

beautiful all months of the year from spring flowers to fall colors. from in a car to riding on a Harley it worth it

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Never get tired of driving through the Spearfish Canyon! It seems like you're in another world! It's hard to describe just how magnificent it really is. We went in the winter, so many of the waterfalls were only a trickle because of being frozen, but they were still beautiful.

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Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The best part of this scenic view is the different waterfalls along the stretch. One is right off the road but not much to see. Another is a 1 mile hike to or you can drive to the top. Very pretty hike and waterfall. The third is a fun hike as well. Well worth it for a taste of nature.

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Aurora, Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have been through here all time of the year. ALWAYS a great drive. Huge goats when you find them. See the Roughlock Falls from the movie Dances with wolves .

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