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Spearfish Canyon, Spearfish
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Spearfish Canyon is one of the oldest and most miraculous canyons in the United States. Located in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota, the canyon stretches for nearly 20 miles along a scenic and unique State and National Scenic Byway. Less than a mile wide, the canyon is always ‘close and upward’ dwarfing the one-million annual visitors who come to enjoy it.
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  • Spent a half day driving and hiking in Spearfish Canyon in late September. Beautiful sights. Definitely get out of the car and hike the short trails and see the waterfalls. The hike up to the overview...  more »
  • The drive is very scenic. Being from Colorado I would have thought I was back home. Road is curvy but easily driven. Lots of places to stop and take in the views. 
  • Whoever is driving has to have 2 eyes on the road, but you need another 2 eyes for some of the most dramatic natural scenery ever. Those craggy peaks against a gorgeous October blue sky, and the river...  more »