Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Spearfish

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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. Take the guesswork out of planning a Spearfish vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Did the drive down from Devil's Tower during September on the way back to Keystone. Roll the windows down enjoy the silence and the scenery. Plan ahead as there are several walking/hiking trails along...  more »
  • It's a beautiful street with several viewpoints through the Canyon. The Canyon ends on 2 beautiful waterfalls
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  • Scenic Byway are scenic drives, the use or are full some beautiful and memorable more anonymous. This is a middle ground, sometimes boring and when you least expect it you open a fairytale setting, waterfalls, rocks, immense spaces. Worth the title of Scenic ByWay
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