This list represents the most popular scenic drives in South Dakota. Use this list to plan your next South Dakota scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Badlands National Park
Spanning 80 million years of geologic history, the biggest area of badlands in the nation is an outstanding example of erosion ...
#2 Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway
A 70-mile double-loop drive in the heart of South Dakota’s Black Hills. The Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway traverses a wonderfully ...
#3 Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is part of the highly scenic Black Hills region. It is a symbol of America every bit as ...
#4 Fort Meade Back Country Byway
This 5-mile Type I byway travels through forested hills on the eastern edge of South Dakota’s Black Hills near Sturgis. The ...
#5 Spearfish Canyon Highway
Cheyenne Crossing, SD
A 20-mile highway through a steep-walled, limestone canyon in the Black Hills. Spearfish Canyon Highway winds alongside Spearfish ...