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Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway


North of Rapid City near the town of Spearfish lays Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway—a stunning 19-mile cruise through towering limestone walls and dense deciduous forest. The road follows Spearfish Creek past historic Homestake Gold Mine hydroelectric plants and multiple waterfalls. 



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ROUGHLOCK FALLS

Located in Spearfish Canyon, Roughlock Falls Nature Area features spectacular views for beautiful and unique photographs of the Black Hills. Bird watching, wildlife viewing, fishing, and picnicking can all be enjoyed in the relaxing atmosphere.