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A drive that can't be missed!

Don't pass up the chance to drive up the canyon, stop at spearfish canyon lodge and see the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Scott W
,
Bismarck, North Dakota
via mobile
" So Glad We Came "

My Wife and I just left Perkins in Spearfish and now a Nice Scenic ride in Spearfish Canyon. We... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
stephen c
,
Spring Hill, Florida
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This scenic 19-mile drive in the Black Hills that passes cliffs, waterfalls and the Spearfish Creek gives one the feeling they are in the rainforest.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Spearfish, SD
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Don't pass up the chance to drive up the canyon, stop at spearfish canyon lodge and see the waterfalls along the way! BEAUTIFUL!

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My Wife and I just left Perkins in Spearfish and now a Nice Scenic ride in Spearfish Canyon. We have seen almost all our States by now and South Dakota/Wyoming area has to be some of the most beautiful. We drove the 25 mile scenic...More

Thank stephen c
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We drove through there to see the waterfalls - Bridal Veil Falls and Roughlock Falls - there's another one - Spearfish falls - but we didn't see that one after walking around Roughlock we were tired. The drive out there is lovely, and the falls...More

Thank susanwithagoodbook
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Spearfish Canyon is a must see no matter what time of year a little crowded during Sturgis Rally. The drive is breath taking...

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a nice drive with a few places to get out and hike to waterfalls. One really nice spot was Rough Lock Falls where an easy hike took you to view the falls, while another path took you a bit farther to see the...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great road to ride. Made stop at lodge mid way up the canyon and hiked to Roughlock Falls which were beautiful.

Thank Donald K
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Beautiful lake, nice walk to a waterfall, very scenic drive. It is nice just to drive around this very pretty park.

Thank Beverly M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This route makes for a beautiful drive up to Mount Rushmore but adds about a half hour or more onto the trip. Children may get a bit bored with the drive but there are some nice falls and roadside creeks that you can dip your...More

Thank Faststay
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to hike I hike all three falls in spearfish canyon. My favorite was spearfish canyon falls. Not to hard of a hike and there is a loop you can hike. Bridal veil Falls is visible from the road. If your in the area...More

2  Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Better than Rushmore to me it's natural. Many things to see. I love this place. Mother Nature at its finest. Can't wait to go back

1  Thank AngryBirdMSP
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Cathyfarchione
9 July 2016|
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Response from Lisbeth S | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Because this is a popular area for tourists, the roads are wide enough to accommodate a large size RV, even on the curves.
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CharlesEliot
26 September 2015|
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Response from TravelbuffOgden | Reviewed this property |
No worries. The road is on the bottom of the canyon with beautiful walls on each side of the road. No scary drop-offs.
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