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Address: 13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
Phone Number: 605-574-2523
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Sculptor Gutzon Borglum created this famous mountainside carving of the...

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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We made a special detour on a very tight business road trip, it was worth every minute and mile. Unfortunately it was very overcast, with low clouds, and there was at first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Westerose, Canada
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Westerose, Canada
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35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We made a special detour on a very tight business road trip, it was worth every minute and mile. Unfortunately it was very overcast, with low clouds, and there was at first nothing to see but clouds and fog. Knowing we probably would not ever be back this way, we hung around and waited. I'm so glad we did. What... More 

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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Husband and I enjoyed this beautiful National Monument!! We were very impressed by all the sculpters, and all the flag. There is so much history

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Mexico Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped on our way "up" the road to Mt. Rushmore to see the sights on the pullovers. As I stood looking over a beautiful view I turned to look behind me - there was the half bust of Washington peeking through the rocks. I didn't expect the rush of emotions and tears that came to my eyes. I am... More 

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Thank Tuck A
Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rushmore was everything we hoped it would be and more! If you can somehow plan to visit on a winter day with nice weather, go for it! We were really lucky to get clear, blue skies in late January. There were literally 6 other people around the entire time we visited.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were told not to bother with going to Mount Rushmore. Considering that we had already been on the road for ten out of our twelve day road trip, these naysayers were tempting us, and we almost gave it a miss. Oh, I am so glad that we went! The whole area, as you can imagine, is simply magical. With... More 

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South Dakota
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67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of our treasured National monuments which I think every US citizen should see at some point in their life. The story behind how it was built, and the artist who conceived it and sculpted it, and all those who assisted, is also well worth learning about. It has a nice grounds too - I enjoyed the Flags... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea that this site would be so incredible. Seeing the monuments from such a close vantage point is amazing, and taking in the scale of such a project is awe-inspiring. I have to give credit to the park service, because they've done a great job of making this attraction easy and accessible to visitors. Parking is a... More 

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Thank venesueca
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of a 2 day road trip from the twin cities. It's one of those places you have to see in person. However it is basically you drive a long way, stop, look and then drive a long way back. Be sure to watch your speed in the surrounding area as there are a few speed traps.

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So Mount Rushmore was exactly what I expected. Incredible artwork and American history on the side of a mountain. But I had no idea there was so much more to do in the area. We spent half a day at Rushmore, but you can easily fill two weeks of activities just in the area around Mount Rushmore. Definitely worth the... More 

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Ruston, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see the monument for free, just pull off the road. I'm a major history buff, but from what I've read I made the right call by not paying to park and walk. Bottom line, it's a big group of statues. The mountain was probably prettier before.

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