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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
+1 605-574-2523
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Sculptor Gutzon Borglum created this famous mountainside carving of the visages of four great American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
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13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
+1 605-574-2523
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Got a chance to spend two weeks exploring the Black Hills. Of course Rushmore was on the top of the list. After driving the Needles we stopped for a few hours. Just a fantastic place to hike and then relax. Don’t forget to drive past...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I visited in July. The area surrounding Mt Rushmore is very nice. The monument itself was great. To see it in person was a awesome experience for me. My wife and kids were also really excited to be there. Its not a...More

Thank Heyguy74
Reviewed 4 days ago

The heads are really impressive! I also found out there, that the original plan was, to chisel the men to the hips in stone. Then at some point the money went out and the project was declared over ... Unfortunately, we haven't seen the evening...More

Thank Anja H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has been on my list since I was a kid and I finally had a chance to see it in person. What a thrill! This attraction has a great parking lot and is very accessible to the memorial. You enter through a lovely...More

Thank HootieToo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What can I say - Mt Rushmore is an American icon. It’s amazing to see. The colonnade of flags, which is new since the last time I was there, is also great - flags representing all the states, fluttering in the breeze and framing the...More

Thank Elisa M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mt Rushmore is the most amazing national memorial or national park. We have been to many. Yes, there is only the amazing 4 presidents to see but it is breathtaking. The road to the monument takes you through The Needles in Custer State Park. The...More

Thank donnajean54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just my opinion, Im not USA citizen, Im from Poland/Europe. Ive been here twice. This summer and 16 year ago. Now it is not free to enter. To be specific, its free to enter but you have to pay for parking. And without that its...More

Thank jplaneta
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, first, the entire area surrounding Mt Rushmore might be one of the biggest tourist traps in the world. You and the kids can experience everything from reptiles to bears, Christmas villages to caves, zip-lines to sky trams. If you want skip all of the...More

Thank noworries2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were one of five couples who rented an RV and drove 700 miles each way to visit Mount Rushmore. It is so moving! The Badlands and Deadwood also are great!

Thank wpbkc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a road trip focussing on the US NP it is a bit off road but it is definitely worth a visit. Extremely well organised and helpful rangers. When driving around you will be able to see it from the road from various angles. Don't...More

Thank patrickTervuren
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13 November 2017|
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Response from Jodi H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they also have 2 different films to watch. A museum to visit, a gift shop, ice cream parlor, restaurant, the sculptures studio & the short walking trail to go down to the mountain. While here you get different views of... More
5 November 2017|
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Response from 4mary13 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall seeing, you could undoubtedly rent one in Rapid City.
5 November 2017|
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Response from aufinc | Reviewed this property |
You can see everything from the top. If you choose to go all the way down you can with steps. We didn’t. We had a 5 and 3 year old with us. I️ can’t remember if their was an elevator. Seems like I️ saw one but I’m not sure.