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“Cool rock formation”
Review of Needles Eye

Ranked #4 of 37 things to do in Custer
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Owner description: A geological formation located in Custer State Park.
Thornton, Colorado
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Cool rock formation”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

Cool part of the needles highway. The needles eye was one neat rock formation among many to view along the road. There were many people stopped here to take pictures and it was near a cool narrow tunnel.

Visited June 2013
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Salem, Oregon
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33 reviews
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“Drive carefully”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

This road is not for the faint of heart but has spectacular scenery including driving your car through a narrow passage. The needle-shaped peaks are very interesting.

Visited April 2013
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American Fork, Utah
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“more amazing in person”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

You can browse the pictures posted here, and it won't give you the same amazement as seeing it in person! I checked TripAdvisor on this site before going and thought it was pretty cool, so I added it to the list. The geology in this area is amazing and this formation especially neat to see. It's close to Sylvan lake as well, so be sure to hit both and enjoy.

Visited June 2013
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mahtowa, mn
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“R U Kidding?”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

If you have been to the Black Hills, the Needles Highway is a no brainer. Si mply one of the most beautiful drives on the face of this earth. It really makes you a believer.

Visited June 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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“One of the prettiest drives I've ever been on”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

It didn't matter to me and my fiancée that the weather was poor when we drove this. Even on a cool, cloudy, rainy day, the views you will get from driving through the needles (she's a South Dakota native, and when I asked her why it's called the Needles, she said 'you'll see'), are spectacular. Most are going to come at the north end of the highway, but along with all the roads around Custer and Keystone and Hill City, it is no doubt worth your time. Drives like this make me wish I had seen this years ago and also makes me hope that it doesn't get overrun because I will want it for myself when I get married up there in the area next year.

Visited May 2013
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