South Dakota’s Spearfish Canyon National Scenic Byway

During a September 1935 visit to Spearfish Canyon, visionary architect Frank Lloyd Wright described the canyon as, “unique and unparalled elsewhere in our country.” During our fall 2021 adventures, we drove the 22 mile Spearfish Canyon National Scenic Byway and experienced its breathtaking beauty for ourselves. The canyon offers towering cliffs, lovely Spearfish Creek, three …

Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains & Cloud Peak Wilderness

Continuing south from Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area on our fall 2021 adventures, we spent a week in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. The Bighorns are a spur of the Rocky Mountains that extends 200 miles north across the Great Plains. Much of the range falls within the boundaries of the 1.12 million acre Bighorn National Forest …