We drove here to have a picnic lunch and hike around the lake between visiting Crazy Horse and Mt. Rushmore. It was supposed to be a warm day when we were not in the hills. However, it was cold at the lake and it was still frozen. It was still beautiful. The rock outcroppings are incredible and we had fun scrambling up some of them. There is a path that goes around the lake that makes a nice, easy hike. Picnic tables available. My cousin, who lives nearby, said it is packed with people during the summer.
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