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Presidential Trail

Keystone, SD
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Ranked #3 of 18 Attractions in Keystone
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Hiking trail at Mount Rushmore.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The trail give you a better view of the monument and it has some history posters. It does not go to the top but very good anyways.

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Arizona
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159 reviews 159 reviews
59 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you want an easy trail, go to the left. A short walk with easy terrain. You can still get up close for some great pictures.

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Denver, CO
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This was a very easy loop that took us closer to the faces than we would have seen from the amphitheater. We rented the headsets, which were well worth the $5. We had the entire trail to ourselves, as it was the off-season. I'm really glad we came when we did, because the weather was wonderful and I'm not much... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I am a 60-year-old woman with one replaced knee and one bad knee. I had no problems with this trail. Many of the stairs are down and all have good railings and plenty of places to stop and pace yourself. The views were great - I am so glad I did this.

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great views of otherwise not seen. Gives more perspective on size and artistry. Beautiful on a fall day.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Grab your audio tour device and take the walk. Its worth every step. The views you get of the Mountain are worth the trip alone. The enhanced history lesson included with the audio tour device was icing on the cake.

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Minneapolis
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This trail really makes Mt. Rushmore interesting and fun for kids. The stairs can be a bit much for young ones, but our 3 year-old handled it well.

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New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The walkway gave you a chance to get a little closer to the monument. Though it would be awesome to go up and around the back and see the unfinished "monument hall"

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The trail was a beautiful walk. We had gone there in the evening and it was a nice walk being it was cooler. My granddaughter and I really enjoyed being that close to the monuments.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

AS the title says visit each president personally. nice trail. There are details provided about each of them which you can very well find in wikipedia.

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