- Our list of the best things to do in Spearfish, South Dakota, features the top 58 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Spearfish, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Spearfish, SD , followed by 43 popular activities in nearby cities, including Deadwood, Lead, Sturgis, Belle Fourche and Beulah
Twenty-two miles are covered by the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway. The road allows visitors to view the beauty of the area without having to leave the comfort of their cars and still have the occasional opportunity to stop and take pictures if they wish.
95% 280 votes
423 Hatchery Circle, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
Several attractions compose the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. The main draw tends to be the centrla museum which educates visitors about the site while there is also a historic railcar, a Great Lakes-style cruiser boat, and the rainbow trout themselves.
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500 N Tinton Rd, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
See a wide variety of exotic wildlife at Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary. Animals to see include lions, tigers, camels, bears and more. Guided sanctuary tours are offered Tuesdays through Sundays.
At Ternesphere Gallery, internationally-known artist Dick Termes has self-made termispheres on display. These unique painted globes hang from the ceiling, and gallery employees are on hand to explain the process behind the pieces.
80% 35 votes
122 Spearfish Recreational Trail, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
Open seasonally, Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center is a water park with a variety of large waterslides. The park also features a lazy river, a 400 gallon dump bucket, and a climbing wall. Swimming lessons and aerobics classes are available.
Made to honor the old west pioneers, the High Plains Heritage Center Museum covers the history of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska. The site features a large range of artifacts, memorabilia, and art within its 20,000 square foot building.
The Crow Peak Brewing Co. recently underwent a large scale expansion to prepare the business for increased distribution. Guests now have much more space to relax, view the tap room, and enjoy a wide range of craft beers.
Matthews Opera House & Arts Center provides the community with visual and performing arts shows, including live entertainment, community theater and children's theater. The art gallery puts on art shows and events.