Spearfish Canyon Nature Area

Fees

Annual: Park entrance license not required
State Park Maps / Information
Amenities
  • Picnic Tables
  • Snowshoe checkout
  • Vault toilets

ADA/Accessible

Hiking Trails
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing

Address

Spearfish Canyon Nature Area
605.584.3896
Email: RoughlockFalls@state.sd.us
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Spearfish Canyon Nature Area includes the Roughlock Falls, Spearfish Falls and the Savoy Pond area. The canyon is considered one of the most beautiful locations in the Black Hills. A trail system connects all three areas and offers spectacular views of the waterfalls and foliage in the Fall.

Bird watching, wildlife viewing, fishing and picnicking can all be enjoyed in the nature area. Be on the lookout for the rare American Dipper, a stocky, gray bird often spotted catching its food underwater by swimming or walking on the stream bottom.

Park Specs

Open: Year-round, day use only. Winter Access: FS Road 222 from Savoy to Roughlock Falls is closed from Dec. 15 through March 31 during snowmobile season. The trail from Spearfish Canyon Lodge to Roughlock Falls is open year-round. Use at your own risk.

Directions:

1 mile west from the Scenic Byway at Savoy on FDR 222 in Spearfish Canyon

Nearest Town: Spearfish, Lead

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