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“Beautiful!”
Review of Spearfish Canyon

Ranked #1 of 21 things to do in Spearfish
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Really awe-inspiring drive. Abundant spires are so majestic! Several places to pull off in order to see the waterfalls. Recommended.

Thank Shelsmomnat
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I'm a huge Dances With Wolves fan, and if this magnificent area wasn't enough just in itself, add the lure of the scenes in the movie shot here, and it's even more enjoyable. Loved the high cliffs, the waterfalls, the hiking trails. We started up one trail, but being it had rained, it was pretty muddy, and being I'm a clutz, I turned around, afraid I might fall and twist an ankle.
We took this trip during the off-season and it was the perfect time to go...no crowds and you could feel the solitude.
Lots of staff gearing up for the tourist season. All were friendly and helpful.
Highly recommend.
I could just hear Wind In His Hair shouting to Dances With Wolves in the last scene in the movie..."Ypu will always be my friend". Powerful.

1  Thank 183monica
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Spearfish canyon is gorgeous. The drive through the canyon is dreamy, as if you are wisped away to an enchanted forest. The trees are stunning and the forest is lush, fragrant and colorful. The rocky cliffs of limestone and waterfalls are lovely. We viewed some small trout in the creeks and there are many lookouts along the highway. Many rock climbers enjoy this canyon. There are many log cabins for adventure seekers or people who are craving tranquility. Make sure you open the sun roof and look up safely when you have a chance. As you proceed on driving, pull over and take some pictures.

1  Thank R P
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This canyon has great scale of vertical dimension plus impressive waterfalls--Bridal Veil, Spearfish, Roughlock--each easy to see or access.

Thank carberrypark
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Words aren’t really needed...just look at the pics! This is a beautiful canyon with green hills and rushing water. Just go!

1  Thank Pete L
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