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Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

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Address: Alt Route 14, Spearfish, SD
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Beautiful scenery. Amazing views. Gorgeous water falls. Roads are in great condition. Not too crowded. Well worth the visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Olmsted Falls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery. Amazing views. Gorgeous water falls. Roads are in great condition. Not too crowded. Well worth the visit

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed this drive! Stopped off at all the waterfalls. Don't fall for the "Dances With Wolves Filmed 2.5 miles this way" sign -- you drive 2.5 miles over gravel roads to find another sign that says "Dances with Wolves Filmed Here"...

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Nice drive Gorgeous scenery Took some great hikes along the way , Iron Creek trail 4miles flat round trip, Spearfish falls, short walk from restaurant parking lot, Rough neck falls 1 1/2 mile hike or you can drive to top. 76 was a strenuous .75 to the top but not really that bad .We got lost getting back to Spearfish.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Having driven the Badlands loop, Needles Highway, and Iron Mountain Road the family was a little tired of scenic drives. However each drive had its distinct personality and Spearfish Canyon ranked right up there. This is a drive best done in a convertible.

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WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Bridal veil water falls a highlight. We were able to crawl down rocks & walk across freezing cold stream to get right up close. Wonderful memory

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Before you head out to Spearfish Canyon check the internet for specific directions to the "Spearfish Community Caves" these are not mentioned in the other materials about this roadway. They are before the waterfalls listed and well worth the stop they are a little harder to find but easy enough to get to. Other than that, the rest of the... More 

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Viborg Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the most beautiful place on earth! We have driven through in all the seasons and I can't decide which one is the prettiest!

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you don't like Interstate driving, this alternate route is a must for you. Great scenery all the way

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A great scenic drive between Lead and Spearfish. The bridal falls is great photo spot and scenery is great.

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

So many places to pull off and enjoy nature and the scenery. The views were amazing and took awesome pictures. This is a definite must if you are looking for a nice drive!

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Address: Alt Route 14, Spearfish, SD
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Spearfish

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