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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  • A very nice drive with some gorgeous scenery and several waterfalls along the way. Bridal Veil Falls is right on the main road, but a couple of others are worth the detour off the main road to get to ...  more »
  • We've now experienced Spearfish Canyon in fall, summer, and "winter" (Oct). It is simply amazingly beautiful! Don't miss it in any season!  more »
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