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Roughlock Falls Nature Area, Savoy

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#23 of 53 in Nature in South Dakota
State Park · Nature / Park
Spearfish Canyon 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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  • You can either drive on a dirt road or park on a paved road and hike a mile to the falls. Hubby and I hiked it. Easy hike and falls were amazing. Path was a bit muddy due to melting snow. There was a....  more »
  • The falls are small but pretty. Go away from the falls and hit the hike trail. Flat and simple. But a nice walk. Crowds in June.  more »

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