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Among the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Easy trail from the lodge. lots of photos... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
New Jersey

I can only say BREATHTAKING!!!!! God was smiling when he made this area. The trees are turning... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
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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.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Among the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Easy trail from the lodge. lots of photos. Peaceful, would love to return

Thank FIREF0216
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I can only say BREATHTAKING!!!!! God was smiling when he made this area. The trees are turning colors and the yellow is such a vivid color! AMAZING!

Thank CSIJWyman
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The ride was beautiful , the water pristine, rock walls interesting and there is a nice walking trail that leads up to a nice sets of waterfalls which are ver pretty

Thank CarolynCavalieri
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It is a lodge in the Black Hills. There are no TVs but you are here to enjoy nature. Food is just o.k. but still you have wonderful nature all around. I can call the place quaint and at least you are not roughing it...More

Thank Yori O
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been on a two week vacation. This drive was beautiful. The waterfalls were awesome. Bridal Veil Falls, Devil Bathtub and Rough Loch Falls. On RoughLoch Falls, a dirt road is where Dancing With The Wolves was filmed. Across from Spearfish...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Waterfalls, switchbacks, lovely forest, amazing rock formations, this drive has it all. Take your time and pull off at one of the many side areas and get out to appreciate the scenery!

Thank Thauder
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's a very beautiful canyon. Small. The colors in the fall are incredible. There are many trails and very good rock climbing areas!

Thank susanna547
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Its worth a drive through if you're doing the Deadwood loop. Very scenic with a few cute places to stop for a drink or meal. Nice waterfall and park by Spearfish Canyon Lodge. Check it out.

Thank GOPHER41
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Black Hills are very beautiful. The drive does wrap around and is pretty curvy, but exposes a new awesome view at every turn.

Thank Dennie E
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spearfish Canyon is a more than just a road to get you from one place to another. It Is nearly a religious experience. We planned on driving through it and spent the better part of a day just soaking it in. The hills are cathedrals;...More

Thank Cityplan
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Just drive and stop. Tour guides not needed ever. visit bridal veil and roughlock falls. eat at cheyenne crossing.
8 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.
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.