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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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The contrast between yellow deciduous and deep green pines was breath taking in the afternoon sunshine. The winding road opened to curves and curves of gorgeous scenery

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Waterford, Wisconsin
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Waterford, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The contrast between yellow deciduous and deep green pines was breath taking in the afternoon sunshine. The winding road opened to curves and curves of gorgeous scenery

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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great time to enjoy a relaxing drive through the canyon. Trees have vibrant fall colors. The scenic byway is free from billboards and litter. Just beautiful sights around each curve. Slow down, you move too fast. Got to make the morning last.

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Thank LuKCMO
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I think I picked the best time of year for this drive! One of the photos I added has a list of the sites along the canyon drive entering from 14A, Cheyenne Crossing. It runs north from there to Spearfish South Dakota. Near the north end, there is an unmarked pull over and opposite to it is a trail that... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Among the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Easy trail from the lodge. lots of photos. Peaceful, would love to return

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Larned
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99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can only say BREATHTAKING!!!!! God was smiling when he made this area. The trees are turning colors and the yellow is such a vivid color! AMAZING!

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride was beautiful , the water pristine, rock walls interesting and there is a nice walking trail that leads up to a nice sets of waterfalls which are ver pretty

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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a lodge in the Black Hills. There are no TVs but you are here to enjoy nature. Food is just o.k. but still you have wonderful nature all around. I can call the place quaint and at least you are not roughing it in the mountains.

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Thank Yori O
Magnolia, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been on a two week vacation. This drive was beautiful. The waterfalls were awesome. Bridal Veil Falls, Devil Bathtub and Rough Loch Falls. On RoughLoch Falls, a dirt road is where Dancing With The Wolves was filmed. Across from Spearfish Lodge is a beautiful waterfall called The Little Spearfish Falls. Below is a picture of... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterfalls, switchbacks, lovely forest, amazing rock formations, this drive has it all. Take your time and pull off at one of the many side areas and get out to appreciate the scenery!

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Gillette, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very beautiful canyon. Small. The colors in the fall are incredible. There are many trails and very good rock climbing areas!

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