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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Keystone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, National Parks
Activities: Hiking, Horseback riding
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Sculptor Gutzon Borglum created this famous mountainside carving of the visages of four great American presidents: George Washington, Thomas... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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SteveMarsh73
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We extended our road trip east in order to visit Mount Rushmore. I've wanted to come here since forEVER, and my seriously high expectations were not damaged in any way. It is exceptional. Loved the drive there, was so damn excited as we exited every bend in anticipation of a first glimpse. The whole place sums up a true iconic... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Here is a place everyone should see at least once. It is amazing that such detail could be blasted and hammered away to make such lifelike visages. There is a good history of how the rocks were slowly formed into what they are today in the visitors center, as well as other interesting historical information. At night, there is a... More

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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

It is amazing how grand Mt Rushmore is!..quite interesting the view is amazing at night as well with the light on it...worth a visit!

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Famous presidents statues are impressive, if in the area a must see. $11 parking to get into the park, clean museum with parade of state flags and date of entrance to the union, typical artifacts from the carving and presidents history, I recommend the informative movies in the visitors center. The Presidential trail, has lots of stairs, but they are... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This was my fourth trip to Mount Rushmore. With my wife's permission, of course, I go away with a buddy each year for two weeks of photography. My buddy had never been before and I figured at 72 it may be my last time here as well. The thing that gets me is it is part of the National Park... More

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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76 reviews 76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We traveled here in September 2014 during a freak snowstorm, very cold, several inches of snow - making the monument the next morning (in the light of great sunlight) absolutely breath-taking!

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

so much more to learn about this iconic land mark. Truly a great learning experience and beautiful scenery.. Much more to do in the area as well

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Denver, Colorado
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Parking: ample, covered in parts roughly $10. Gift shop: HUGE. fair priced. Bought several items. Very pleased. Staff was friendly and quick. Bathrooms: Clean. Big. Modern What to do beside looking at the Monument: Visit the Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center watch the 14-minute move carving Mount Rushmore. Walk the Presidential Trail (weather permitting) Open May to September only. Great picture... More

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Ogden, Utah
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190 reviews 190 reviews
66 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Talk about somewhere being better than the pictures you've seen your whole life. We spent an entire day at the Memorial and it was thoroughly enjoyable. The level of care that the park takes to tell the story of the effort to build it and the great strides they have made with the local Native American tribes to offer solace... More

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Robstown, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I would recommend for anybody especially a great place to take your family. I had only seen in pictures but never thought I actually would go there. We have so many beautiful places to go in our own Country to see. There are a lot of attractions in South Dakota to see that it is a great family trip to... More

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