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Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

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Address: Alt Route 14, Spearfish, SD
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Wish I could make this drive more often.

My grandkids and I took our time, stopping to look at the scenery, especially the mountain streams that flow right next to the road. What a gorgeous drive! Don't miss it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My grandkids and I took our time, stopping to look at the scenery, especially the mountain streams that flow right next to the road. What a gorgeous drive! Don't miss it!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Totally enjoyed this ride. The canyon was beautiful. It was a welcome relaxing drive after some of the other drives we have been on recently with all the switchbacks. We stopped at Roughlock Falls which was beautiful and we got to stretch our legs. Would definitely recommend.

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Opelousas, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A true honey hole! Lotsb of beautiful scenery! A little of everything. Mountains, sheer clifts, beautiful waterfall, crystal clear creek, lots of greenery!

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Smyrna, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Scenic drive - with opportunities to stop at Bridal, Roughneck, and Spearfish falls (marked on a informational map/board near the start of the byway). I don't think any of the falls is likely to be one of the top highlights of your trip to SD - so not the end of the world if you don't get out and explore... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful place. Always a delight to ride through. Cannot get enough of the scenery. Great roads and well taken care of.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely drive with beautiful scenery. There is a stop along the way where you can hike about a mile to a waterfall. If you choose not to do the hike there are 2 casual restaurants at the bottom of the head trail.

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Thank malleree
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 2016 visit to Sturgis wouldn't be complete without riding this ride. No switchbacks but plenty of curves. There are three waterfalls but only one visible from the road. The others would require a walk in to the hills. Can't wait for 2017! This will be the first ride we take!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard this was a great relaxing drive and it was! The stream running through was really tranquil and truly beautiful!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My review echoes all the other rav reviews. Well worth taking the time to drive it. Reminds me of the drive in CO- Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss this! We were here during Sturgis rally. There were many motorcycles but not congested travel. Do not take this route if you are in a hurry. This is beautiful, the road is well maintained, but speed limit is slow,lots of curves. This road allows you to appreciate the beauty.

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