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Roughlock Falls Nature Area, Savoy

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Roughlock Falls Nature Area is a nature area in Lawrence County, South Dakota in the United States. It is located in Spearfish Canyon, near Little Spearfish Creek, just before the creek joins Spearfish Creek, within the Black Hills National Forest. The area is managed by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks. Birdwatching, fishing, hiking, and snowmobiling are popular activities within this area. The area is about 15 miles southwest of Spearfish or about 14.5 miles west of Lead, just west of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway (U.S. 14A).

Wildlife found in the area include: Elk, Bald eagle, White-tailed deer, Mule deer, Coyote, Beaver, Bighorn sheep, Mountain goat, and Mountain lion.
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  • Beautiful falls and surroundings. Nice paved walkways to access the views. Foliage is spectacular right now. Still some signs of the tornado damage but this does not detract from the setting. 
    Beautiful falls and surroundings. Nice paved walkways to access the views. Foliage is spectacular right now. Still some signs of the tornado damage but this does not detract from the setting.  more »
  • If you want to combine the beauty of the creek at waterfalls with the majesty of the canyon, then you need to visit this site, specifically the creek area and sidewalks above the falls as well as the....  more
    If you want to combine the beauty of the creek at waterfalls with the majesty of the canyon, then you need to visit this site, specifically the creek area and sidewalks above the falls as well as the....  more »

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