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Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Spearfish

Categories: Scenic Drives, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Created by a creek of the same name, drive Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway after a visit to the Black Hills. You can take your time on the 35.4 km (22 mile) journey, especially since the speed limit is 56 km per hour (35 mph). You'll be surrounded by more than 1,200 species of plants and animals, including almost all the species of flora and fauna in South Dakota. Canyon walls add layered hues of pink, gray, and beige, thanks to varying sediment. Use our Spearfish holiday planner to visit Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway on your trip to Spearfish, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We are empty nesters and travel off seasons, love the fall this is a wonderful drive with several well marked spots about 90 minutes or so but take your time.. the stream along the road is crystal cle...  read more »
  • If you have the time, this drive does not disappoint. Beautiful scenery and plenty of places to stop and hike. 
  • A friend told us about this scenic glad we made time for it on the trip. It was by far the most scenic drive we've experienced. The canyon is stunning and the stream was full of trout. We d...  read more »
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