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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  • It’s not very long, but packed with great stops. Waterfalls, streams, trails, just take advantage of every stop.  more »
  • I took this drive with my parents when I was a kid and now I took it with my kids. The speed limit is 35 and it’s a beautiful and relaxing drive. The creek is on one side and the road curves to...  more »

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