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Rushmore Cave

13622 Hwy 40, Keystone, SD 57751
+1 605-255-4384
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Keystone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: At Rushmore Cave, you will find fun on all levels! Explore the stalactite-filled caverns of this amazing natural wonder on a fun and educational cave... more » Owner description: At Rushmore Cave, you will find fun on all levels! Explore the stalactite-filled caverns of this amazing natural wonder on a fun and educational cave tour. Soar through the sky on the new Soaring Eagle Zipline Ride or try your skill at the New Gunslinger 7-D Interactive Ride. You are sure to have a great time, full of affordable family fun. It's a total must-do attraction for anyone coming to the Black Hills. Cave tours leave every 15 minutes May-Oct. Attractions open daily, check website for hours and admission prices. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Nice cave tour given by Crystal. There was plenty of time for photos and the stairs are not to strenuous. We have been to lots of caves all over the USA. This one has many different types of formations. The rare helictites can be seen here.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We did the cave tour + the 7D "ride". I would recommend folks stick to the base cave ticket, the other attractions seem to be a way to get more of your money (though my kids really did enjoy the 7d ride). The cave is cool. Nice cave formations. Tour is a little over an hour. They have some adventure... More

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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you've never seen a cave before then this is for you. I've been to other caves that were much more impressive. The price was a little steep, we also did the 7D gunslinger interactive movie and it was $21 per person for both. If you can't handle climbing stairs, I wouldn't recommend doing the cave tour, best part of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I haven't been to this cave since I was a kid. I thought the new owners did a great job with the upgrades. We all loved the cave tour, kids loved the zip-line and 7d movie. I loved the landscaping and wild flowers.

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Overall appearance was great- clean and pretty. Cave guide was dry and to the point- didnt really want to answer questions. Many areas of the cave were dead due to previous self guided tours. Gift shop staff very friendly and informative- kids loved the dog.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We did the cave, the zip-line, and the 7D ride. We loved them all. Cave tour was great. Not too difficult getting around. Zip-line was a quick down and up trip, but pretty exciting seeing as none of us have been on those before. Finished the trip off with the 7D shooting ride. Have younger kids, so we did the... More

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I think caves can be a little intimidating, but there's enough open spaces in this cave to keep it comfortable. The price wasn't bad. Sure, it'd be nice if everything was free, but we had a great guide that was very knowledgeable and friendly. So I think we spent $50 for three people and we got a great cave tour... More

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I was a little scared at first because I do not like small places but was not as cramped as I thought it would be. We all had a GREAT TIME and we would do this again. Going through the mine was the best, the zip-line was OK and the movie was something my grandson cannot stop talking about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited a few years ago with friends and had a blast. After reading some of the recent reviews we decided to go back and check out the 7-D theater - it was AWESOME. We had kids ranging in age from 5 to 16, and everyone, including us, had an absolute blast. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Our family loved this place! It was a great variety of things to do. We also appreciated the kind people who work there. They obviously love working there and go out of their way to make you feel welcomed. We were so thrilled when we learned that they would kennel our dog for us right on site - free of... More

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