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“Easy drive out of Spearfish”
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.
Kansas City, MO
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110 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Easy drive out of Spearfish”
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Beautiful canyon drive following a winding stream. There are great places to explore in the canyon as well.

Visited January 2014
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Monterey, California
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“Nature showing off all of its beauty”
Reviewed February 24, 2014

Spearfish Canyon is a tourist's and local's favorite scenic road. No matter what time of the year you drive through the canyon, you will always be amazed by what nature has to offer: pure beauty. In the winter, we spot frozen water falls. The fall colors take your breath away. The summer sun invites go to venture out and hike, walk and picnic. The spring melts the water falls and you will see water flowing strong in the creek and down the hills. Don't skip this gem when you are in the area. Don't forget your camera. Chances are you will also spot beautiful wildlife.

Visited October 2013
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Destin, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stunning. I saw a frozen waterfall! Plenty of areas to stop and take pictures- also paths for hiking, areas for fishing (catch and release only I think). This was my favorite part about visiting Spearfish! Love roughlock falls- also had a friend bring me up to community cave from here- and devil's bathtub. So many places to hike in Spearfish. I love it!
Weather was abit crazy though. One day it's sunny and warm in February, the next it's a freak snowstorm, and on the third day everything is melted, warm and sunny again. : )

(I accidentally posted some of this under scenic byway by mistake, it belongs here)

Visited February 2014
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed January 10, 2014

My Honey and I went to the canyon to see what it looked like since his grandmother and mother said it was really nice...SUPER BEAUTIFUL!!..It was the first time I had seen a waterfall..I can't wait to go back and picnic there this coming Summer... :-)

Visited July 2013
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Oakwood, Illinois
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105 attraction reviews
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“One of the Most Beautiful Places in the Country”
Reviewed December 22, 2013

Searfish Canyon has soaring canyon walls, a lovely stream, and three small waterfalls.I think this is the best of the best of South Dakota; do not miss this if you are in the area.

Visited May 2013
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