Explore Awe-Worthy Spearfish, South Dakota — Just Minutes From Dakota Highland Estates
You'll witness unmatched natural beauty and a refreshing reprieve in this scenic destination.
Spearfish is a beautiful destination in Lawrence County, South Dakota (the same county where you'll find land for sale at Dakota Highland Estates). For those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of town, this charming locale offers canyon waterfalls, fishing, Black Hills forest trails, and enviable golfing.
Here are a few Spearfish attractions that will be in your own backyard when you plant roots at Dakota Highland Estates.
Experienced hikers love this steep, uphill climb that ascends 1,000 feet to the Spearfish Canyon rim in three-quarters of a mile. The 76 Trail is found in Savoy, close to the Spearfish Canyon Lodge and Roughlock Falls Trail.
Once you reach the top, you'll feel the same sensation you experience at Dakota Highland Estates — that you're on top of the world! Kiss the blue skies with a 360-degree view of Spearfish Canyon and Little Spearfish Canyon.
Badlands National Park
Visitors from around the globe are drawn to Badlands National Park, where rugged terrain and incredible striking geologic deposits adorn one of the world's richest fossil beds.
Ancient mammals like the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roamed here — but today you might see bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets.
BHSU Disc Golf Course
Strike a golf ball at the winding BHSU Disc Golf Course that surrounds the beautiful Black Hills State University campus. It has a regular length of 4,662 feet and an alternate length of 5,243 feet. Experienced golfers will enjoy course challenges such as wind, tall pines, and a creek.
This laccolithic butte made of igneous rock is an amazing geologic feature that is considered sacred to the Northern Plains Indians and other tribes. Devils Tower is one of the best traditional climbing areas in North America, thanks to its hundreds of parallel cracks, and you'll be awed by its enormity among the rolling prairie.
D.C. Booth National Historic Fish Hatchery
The D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery was established in 1896 to propagate, stock, and establish trout populations in the Black Hills. It had a very successful fish production history until it ceased operations in the mid-80s. Now, it has a mission to help preserve the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's historic and cultural heritage. You can enjoy free admission to the grounds from dawn to dusk!
Discover more wonders in your backyard when you move to Dakota Highland Estates, including the arts, culture, and history of South Dakota.
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