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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 enjoyed this drive! Very pretty and tranquil! The drive doesn’t take long, it is a great scenic route! Bring your camera so you can capture natures beauty! 
    We enjoyed this drive! Very pretty and tranquil! The drive doesn’t take long, it is a great scenic route! Bring your camera so you can capture natures beauty!  more »
  • Very pretty scenic drive with lots of water falls and rivers running parallel to the road and then steep canyon walls. 
    Very pretty scenic drive with lots of water falls and rivers running parallel to the road and then steep canyon walls.  more »

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