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“Beautiful drive”
Review of Spearfish Canyon

Ranked #1 of 21 things to do in Spearfish
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Owner description: 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.
Clark, South Dakota
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Beautiful drive”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

We always enjoy this drive, especially coming north from Savoy. The trees were spectacular and very little traffic on Sunday morning.

Visited September 2012
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Duluth, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best Scenic Drive around!”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

From start to finish this drive was picture postcard perfect. Beautiful vistas unfolded before your eyes and there were many convenient places to pull over and photograph the scenery. The waterfalls were unexpected delights and pretty accessible by groomed trails and walkways. Would love to live in one of the cabins alon Spearfish Creek amidst all the unspoiled beauty.

Visited September 2012
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Palm Harbor, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Fall colors are amazing!”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

A wonderful, easy drive that can be breathtaking in the fall when the leaves are glowing orange and yellow. There are many trailheads and short hikes to wonderful waterfalls, and fantastic for photography. Be aware that the road can get quite congested on weekends and holidays in the fall. Best to make the drive on a weekday.

Visited September 2012
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Lawrenceville
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful fall drive”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Traveling through this area and took the drive through Spearfish Canyon....gorgeous fall colors and a definite must do especially in the fall.

Visited September 2012
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Smith Center, Kansas, United States
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Spectacular in the fall”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

I wish we had more time to explore every winding road. I'd love to spend a week there. The roads are well maintained and well marked with plenty of pull off for photography stops.

Visited September 2012
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