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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Open Now: 5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-4403
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Mt Rushmore on President’s Day. It was quite impressive. Wish they had some of the trails opened, so we could have gotten a little closer, but it is the middle of winter. There was hardly anyone there, so it was pretty nice not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mammadeluca
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Mt. Rushmore right at 8am when things opened. It was balmy, 5°ish, we enjoyed the lovely view, used the gift shop, bathrooms and left. Not too many ppl there at all, but it seemed like it was a good set up for parking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank richellen_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ofcours Mt. Rushmore is still mt. rushmore and it is breathtaking. Such amazing views starting from the entrance. We happened to go on some day that there was schools visiting and therefore had an overcrowded experience. Aside of this, it was all great. My suggestion,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank drivehp77
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a 7+ hour drive from Denver to see Mount Rushmore and it was worth the drive. It is breathtaking and exceeded my expectations. I saw it at night and the next day. I enjoyed all the exhibits and history of the monuments as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank John R T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s been a very long time since visiting! The park is clean and well cared for with beautiful views of the mountain. We addd a helicopter ride and it was amazing!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pamelajer29
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance to the viewing area through the state flags is a great experience. The monument itself is breath taking. I could never get tired of going here. Hard to imagine the skill it took to carve these faces out of rock.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Alan N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful and very grand National Monument! This is a awe inspiring sight that makes you feel like a American and if you are visiting from another country, it will show you a tribute to our history. It meant so much to me and it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Annie1828
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is no wonder Americans are so proud of the Mount Rushmore Memorial! The sheer grandeur and size boggles the mind...as does the determination of both the sculptor and his dedicated team...the attention to detail in all 4 faces is incredible and the eyes are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DianeZiets
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love it, Had a wonderful time. Also Food in the park was good. the price was good ,The park rangers were very good

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Penny J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve seen many pictures over the years but nothing compared to standing in front of this incredible sight and taking my own pictures. The interpretive center was great and a couple of the “under construction “ pics are from displays at the center. The models...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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olds8898
February 19, 2019|
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Response from fishthis | Reviewed this property |
yes I would go in the morn try to stay away from people with kids
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Freedom614739
January 11, 2019|
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Response from LUCKYME72 | Reviewed this property |
1-2 hours (except for event programs). Recommend the walk up to the monument and the museum.
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Freedom614739
January 11, 2019|
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Response from yowsah1 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that 2 hours seems a reasonable time to see the monument.
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