- 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
Keystone, South Dakota is home to the Red Garter Saloon, a Wild West-inspired tavern, restaurant and dinner theater. Patrons enjoy live music, stand-up comedy and other lighthearted family-friendly entertainment during and after their meal.
93% 60 votes
Black Hills National Forest Hwy 385 South, Keystone, SD MoreLess Info
Peaceful and serene, Horse Thief Lake provides an ideal place to enjoy a scenic nature walk or invigorating hike. Other activities such as fly fishing and picnicking are also welcome at this park.
Custer State Park in Custer, South Dakota contains four lakes and is known for its trout population. The park's waters also contain almost 200 other fish species. Campgrounds and trails also make this park extremely popular throughout the year.
Keystone, South Dakota is home to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a national landmark whose fame is only surpassed by the Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore bears the carved likenesses of four Presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Keystone is home to the Presidential Wax Museum, an impressive institution featuring life-size sculptures of all United States Presidents. The museum also has a restaurant called the Executive Order Grill and a mini-golf course.
Named after the sculptor of Mount Rushmore, Borglum Historical Center features a behind the scenes look at the effort, time, tools, and perseverance that went in to making one of the country's greatest wonders.
One of the most popular features of the Rushmore Tramway is the Presidents' Alpine Slide, a winding downhill path. Those with a need for speed can rocket down the Slide, but each cart also has a handbrake that allows for slower travel.
Winding through Custer, South Dakota, the Iron Mountain Road is a scenic marvel that must be seen to be believed. In clear weather, a drive along the Iron Mountain Road is filled with spectacular views that often include bison and other wildlife.
71% 3245 votes
12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730 MoreLess Info
The mountain carving which forms the Crazy Horse Memorial is part of a larger attraction in the area. Visitors pay a general admission fee to view the memorial, the Visitor's Center, the Indian Museum of North America, and the Native American Educational and Cultural Center among other sites.
99% 245 votes
Custer State Park near Sylvan Lake, Hill City, SD 57730 MoreLess Info
Located in Hill City, South Dakota, the Sylvan Rocks Climbing School offers rock climbing instruction for teens and adults at all levels of ability and experience. Sylvan Rocks also organizes mountainclimbing excursions for experienced patrons.