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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
Activities: Hiking, Horseback riding
Description: 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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Great Family Stop!

So fun! $11/car makes a fun, historical family event. :) The kids loved getting up close to the faces!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

So fun! $11/car makes a fun, historical family event. :) The kids loved getting up close to the faces!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

this is just one of those places you should see if you're in that part of the country. Of course the faces themselves are man-made but the drive up is also beautiful with the natural landscape of the Black Hills and the wildlife. The history is interesting and definitely patriotic.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Mount Rushmore is an unbelievable monument. Charge is per vehicle and was reasonable. Lots to see once on site. Museum, short film on creating Mount Rushmore. Good viewing area. Walking trail under the monument gets you even closer for that perfect picture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the night lighting ceremony. No need to come during the day if you can see it lit up at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

at 9:00 pm, a park ranger presents video history of the monument and it's creation. The talk and movie lasts 30 minutes, until 9:30 pm, then very bright lights illuminate the four heads...very dramatic. I was staying at a lodge a few miles away and the lighted heads were visible for miles around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived at around 5:30 pm and they had stopped renting out headphones for the day for the video tour. My husband and I were very were disappointed. However, there are so many informational plaques to read, and many pictures to see, that we left with a great understanding of, and great appreciation for, the monument. The short (approx 15... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A must see in the Black Hills. Spectacular - well worth the entrance fee. Take the Presidential Walking Trail to get a better view from below. Go early to avoid long lines for parking and at ranger talks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great walking trail around the lower section of the monument. Go at night to see the program and the lighting of the monument. We were able to meet one of the workers, he was there selling his book. Great time with the family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of those things everyone needs to see in person. Nice museum detailing the building of the monument. It is one of those stops you have to do but probably would not do again. The area is gorgeous and the drive is spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived here at 6PM and stayed for the Evening Program. It's called a "light show" and I would have to disagree with that. There is a ranger talk, video, music and recognition of all Veterans in the audience. Then spotlights are lit on the faces. Don't rearrange your schedule just to be there at night. A nice program? Yes.... More 

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Address: 13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
Phone Number: 605-574-2523
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm

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