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Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Spearfish

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Scenic Drive Tourist Spot
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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  • Our trip took us through the Badlands, Black Hills, Spearfish, the Big Horns, Yellowstone and the Tetons. We liked Spearfish Canyon the best of all. Incredible...  more »
  • We went hunting for the three waterfalls in the area. Bridal Veil Falls can be seen from the road. It was pretty, but we couldn't really envision the bridal veil correlation. I preferred Rough Lock Fa...  more »
  • No matter what time of the year we travel through Spearfish Canyon, it's always beautiful. There are several stops you can make along the way to take pictures and walk around. The stream running throu...  more »