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Needles Eye

Custer, SD
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Ranked #4 of 26 Attractions in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Rock climbing
Description: A geological formation located in Custer State Park.
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Kansas City, Kansas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We spent several hours driving the Needles Highway, taking lots of photographs along the way and at Needles Eye. Nature is wonderful. Thank you, God, for such beauty.

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Saco, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This is actually more of a review of the Needles Highway. We missed the needle's eye as there was no sign from the direction from which we came. Passed the turnout where there were a few cars and figured after we went by that was probably it. The views on the rest of the road were great so it was... More

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Nashville,Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This was a highlight of our drive. We were driving a suburban. Yes, it will fit through the needle tunnel without having to fold mirrors in. It is absolutely amazing. It does require payment to drive through. It's definitely worth it!

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

With having been here during a biking event this was I must stop when I was here with my family. I felt more comfortable driving these roads in an automobile then on my motorcycle. To be able to drive through the mountains is simply breathtaking and the scenery is second to none.

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Groveland,CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Really neat drive...watch for mountain goats..we saw 3..have your camera ready..love the tunnels....

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

i didn't think this would be much but the needles was my favorite of the 4 day trip! Try to go off season. Can't imagine how you would get through those roads any other time.

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Houston, Texas
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160 reviews 160 reviews
69 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Lots of tall, slender rock formations with small tunnels and many scenic pull offs. Slow going with lots of 20mph curves but worth the drive

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Maui, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A magnificent drive through a magical and spectacular area unlike any other place in the world. Inspiring natural beauty

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is simple amazing, but worth trying to find somewhere to park. The eye is just before one of the tunnels that have been carved out of the rock.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a drive that is definitely worth doing. The road and views are amazing. Take your time, stop often.

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