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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  • We've visited in the Summer but our first time seeing it frozen. So majestic!!! The drive was breathtaking. We rounded a corner and 9 large deer were in the road! It was a good thing we were going....  more »
  • The Spearfish canyon scenic drive pass through 3 waterfalls, you can see the Spearfish falls with a short walk from the Latchstring Inn restaurant, while for the Roughlock falls, you can walk a trail....  more »

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