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Is Spearfish Canyon Hiking Worth a Full Day? Probably not.

If there was one place in South Dakota that disappointed me, it was Spearfish Canyon. I think it was a case of unrealistic expectations. Everyone raves about hiking in Spearfish Canyon — the “prettiest place in the state” — so I expected an environment so unbelievably beautiful that nowhere else compared. However, the rest of …

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One Day in Custer State Park for Travelers Who Want to See it All

If you only go to one place in South Dakota, you better make it Custer. Somehow this one park manages to pack in epic scenic drives, wildlife sightings so easy it’s practically guaranteed, and hikes that take you through the best of the black Hills. Of course, squeezing it all into one day in Custer …

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