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“beautiful drive”
Review of Needles Eye

Ranked #3 of 38 things to do in Custer
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Owner description: A geological formation located in Custer State Park.
Dubuque, Iowa
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“beautiful drive”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Worth all the twists and turns. Very pretty and interesting drive. Great picture opportunities. Tunnels little scary but well worth the experience.

Visited October 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Busy Place”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

This rock formation is pretty cool but it was very busy and the parking is limited. The tunnel to get to it is one way, which can get kind of tricky when it's busy, but I'd say it's worth the drive.

Visited August 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Looks like a needle. Lol”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

On needles highway. A rock formation that looks like the eye of a needle. Close to a cool tunnel and other pretty rock formations.

Visited October 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1,073 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 461 helpful votes
“A wonderful scenic byway”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

While visiting Custer State Park, be sure to drive the Needles Highway. The views of Mt. Rushmore framed by a tunnel are unforgettable.

Visited September 2012
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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“priceless scenery”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

this is a spectacular view and the entire highway to it offers a cornucopia of scenery and wildlife. Wildlife is plentiful in the early morning and early evening. Drive slowly and enjoy the scenery and for your own safety.

Visited September 2012
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