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Needles Eye

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Address: Custer, SD
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A geological formation located in Custer State Park.

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STUNNING

We actually found this place by accident and what a treasure! Was our favorite place in all of Custer. We rented an SUV with a sun roof and the kids loved standing and seeing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Courtney F
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Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
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Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We actually found this place by accident and what a treasure! Was our favorite place in all of Custer. We rented an SUV with a sun roof and the kids loved standing and seeing the sights up close. The Spires area is amazing!! Great single tunnels and just so many views to see!!

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Millerville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

God's art work is on display from beginning to the end of this drive. We did not walk any trails. With each bend in the road we would say whow it can't get any better than this until we rounded the next bend.

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Thank Ellen D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this to be a wonderful drive. There was so much to see and the views were stunning and there were many photo opportunities.

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Smyrna, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in the Blackhills area, it would be a mistake to miss Needles Parkway and the Needles Eye formation on that drive. You get lots of spectacular vistas as you drive the Parkway. We drove it four times - and thought the views were best heading from the South to the North - and in the AM vs. the... More 

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Thank Hrothmir
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This might have been my favorite part of the whole trip. Fantastic views, curvy road and narrow tunnels. Just awesome.

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Thank Jason P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The drive along Needles Highway to Needles Eye was fantastic. Almost every turn led to another wow. Then to get to the Needles Eye was another wow! The area around Needles Eye is congested so be careful and park carefully so as to allow room for everyone, others will appreciate your consideration.

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Thank Dale M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We rode it on motorcycles. Cost $10 a bike. It took about 2 hours. We did about 35 mph most of the way, but some corners and one lane sections we went even slower. The rock formations were very cool and the tunnels were especially rad on the bike. A must see.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To be fair, it was his season for tourists but it was a bit of a traffic jam. The rocks are great, very unusual, and driving through the very narrow tunnel was a tad scary!

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Thank Wendy J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad our little one was sleeping on this road. It was fun to drive thru the turns and thru tunnels. Seeing people rock climb and the gorgeous view, not quite sure should be$20 though. Glad I said I drove on needles highway

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic ride, beautiful scenery, on a motorcycle all the twist,turns,hairpin turns,passes thru the rocks were more than we imagined it could be. Great on a motorcycle if you are an experienced rider, some turns are a little wild, down or uphill with a hairpin turn. I am sure a car tour would be great, we did see some motorhomes on... More 

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