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As senior citizens found it harder than some revers stated, however it was the best way to get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Get Personal with the Presidents

This trail offers you an up close and much more personal visit of Mt Rushmore. The trail/walkway... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Friendswood, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As senior citizens found it harder than some revers stated, however it was the best way to get close to the presidents.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail offers you an up close and much more personal visit of Mt Rushmore. The trail/walkway is not very stressful with plenty of room to accommodate lots of traffic. It is also ADA compliant. Parts of it are under repair but still worth the...More

2  Thank MrModu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the trail walk which goes down close to the base of the mountain. It ordinarily takes about 35 minutes to do, but half of it was closed to do refurbishment. Also the sculptors studio is on the portion that is closed and is...More

2  Thank Saskheat
Reviewed November 1, 2018

This is a good part of the Mount Rushmore experience so don't skip. Unfortunately we could not complete the loop since a part was under repair. However, we did enjoy it and the closer view of the "Presidents".

1  Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed October 29, 2018

A great way to stretch your legs , enjoy the views and to understand the problems and issues during the construction of this superb monument.

1  Thank Davy1950inv
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Couldn't see anything till we went down the presidential trail due to mist. A big thanks to the lady in the book store who recommended it.

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Reviewed October 20, 2018

a fairly easy walk wit a few steps involved to get a close up of the Presidents and the rocks that were removed to produce them. The walk was closed so the loop through the bush could not be completed on our visit, but still...More

1  Thank GazandJude
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The presidential trail allowed us a different point of view on the Mount Rushmore. Less crowded and more in the nature. It was very nice.

1  Thank manonc442
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We walked the "trail" which is really a boardwalk on one of our visits to Mt. Rushmore. Half of the trail was closed for repairs. But, it was neat to be able to see up close what the faces really looked like! We also saw...More

3  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Second time we have done this, would give 5 stars but the studio section is currently closed. You can get much closer by doing this easy trail

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Ira J
March 25, 2018|
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Response from 495estherw | Reviewed this property |
There is NO cost to walk the trail. There is a fee to park. The most recent information on the nps.gov site says it is $10 per vehicle; prices may vary depending on vehicle size. Lower prices apply to senior citizens.
March 14, 2018|
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Response from MrsPickle | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. You can go quite a ways until You encounter stairs. It’s a lovely stroll even if you can’t complete the loop.