FUN-travel: Black Hills, SD – Spearfish Canyon & Devils Tower, WY

August 23, 2018 by  

Devils Tower National Monument

…52 miles from Belle Fourche…

…this massive rock monolith…

…stands 867 feet high…

& escalates to 1,267 feet…

…above the Belle Fourche River…

…& rolling landscape…

…than the Black Hills…

…and a whole lot prettier scenic drive…

…than Hwy 44 to the Badlands!

  • Return via I-90 took us to…

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

…a stunning 19-mile cruise…

…through towering limestone walls…

…& dense deciduous forest…

…flowing next to Spearfish Creek with multiple waterfalls.

FUN-fact – President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower National Monument, the first national monument in 1906.

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