Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Spearfish

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Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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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  • Want a wonderful and picturesque drive. It had snowed earlier so we had some beautiful opportunities for pictures. The drive is easy & took a little over an hour.  more »
  • This byway is the prettiest drive I have ever made. It is breathtaking with many cliff faces and waterfalls along the drive. We only had one day here but could have spent a week exploring different...  more »

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