Spearfish Falls

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Spearfish Falls is located on Little Spearfish Creek at the intersection of Little Spearfish Creek and Spearfish Creek.The discharge over Spearfish Falls was regulated by Homestake Mining Company who for over 100 years had diverted practically all of the water for their mining operations. In 1996 water flowed over the falls for the first time in almost 100 years. The discharge above the falls, is about 13 cfs.

Decimal Degrees: 44.3527616, -103.9296504


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