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“Glad I took the walk” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Presidential Trail

Presidential Trail
Keystone, SD
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Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Keystone
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Hiking trail at Mount Rushmore.
Westminster, California
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“Glad I took the walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

As a handicapped person I was concerned whether I could make the walk. Only half the trail was open that day which fortunately for me was the wheelchair friendly side on the left. With all the stairs on the right side of the trail I never would have made it. Wish now I had heard more of the ranger talks on the route. What I heard at one of the stops was very interesting. Everyone should take a ranger talk trip. Wish I could have made it down to the sculpture's studio. If there was handicap access it wasn't obvious how to get down there. Found this link when researching Mount Rushmore http://www.untraveledroad.com/Tour/USA/SouthDakota/Pennington/Rushmore?w=20W It was great for showing me in pictures what I would be up against trying to get around the area with a walker. take a look here before you go.

Visited September 2011
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Apopka, Florida
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“Good Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

There are good views of the presidents from this trail. You only have to go half way to get close to the mountain.

Visited October 2011
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Greenwood, SC
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“Must Do!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

When we first went, the trail was closed because they had sprayed pesticides but the ranger said that they would be open a few hours later. so we went back and did this before the nighttime illumination. it was definitely worth it! great, easy trail and great little tidbits of history along the way. i just wish that i had done the audio tour!

Visited July 2011
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Portland, Oregon
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“Personal views of the Presidents”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

This trail gave a more up close and personal view of each President. The signs along the way with information about each are a nice touch. The hike had some stairs but our 3-year-old could walk the whole thing, and the shade was appreciated!

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Paterson, New Jersey
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“wear your sunscreen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

The trail was great and the view even better. Learn some history along the way...

Visited June 2011
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