Want, once again, another area within the Black Hills where the beauty can’t be put into words?  You really have to see it to believe it.  Roughlock Falls, in Spearfish Canyon, is probably one of the most visited tourist destinations in western South Dakota.

Roughlock Falls Spearfish Canyon
Roughlock Falls Spearfish Canyon

Roughlock Falls is located at Savoy, on FDR 222, sitting just behind Spearfish Canyon Lodge and Convention Center.  There are numerous parking and picnic areas at the entrance to the trail, as well as, public bathrooms.  In the last several years a great deal of work has been done to the area making it handicap accessible and with the hopes of preventing further destruction to the scene from its many visitors.

Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon
Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon

The Roughlock Falls hold the beauty of the Black Hills at every glance.  Whether bird watching, bike riding, hiking, photographing, or simply sightseeing, you will find yourself right in your element.  The trail is open year round and every season will prove its impressiveness.  Want to watch a video with Roughlock Falls?  Ever heard of the movie Dances With Wolves?  The Roughlock Falls are featured in the ending scenes.

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