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“Walk this trail at Mt Rushmore”
Review of Presidential Trail

Presidential Trail
Ranked #2 of 23 things to do in Keystone
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Hiking trail at Mount Rushmore.
Reviewed June 7, 2013

You can get closer to the mountain if you walk this trail. There are some good vantage points to take your photos. It is not a long walk and I think you will enjoy the different angles of viewing the monument.

Thank joaniemaria
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

This is the 2nd time to mt rushmore and we loved the trail. My advice if going after 5pm to visit would be to turn around at the mid point of the trail & go back, not much on the back 1/2 & the climb up was steep, You think is easy due to the board walk but the 2nd half was pretty strenuous I thought!

1  Thank redchicky88
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

Take the Presidential trail and rent the audio equipment - ti is worth it! You can get very close to the base of the monument. Many different perspectives.

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Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

If u can do it the walk gives great views of Rushmore where you can admire the work of the sculptors. Some stairs, but worth the walk.

2  Thank OntarioCanuck1
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Very nice trek very scenic. Allowed you to walk in a geode and walk up to the face as closely as possible was dissapointed the original sculpters work shop wasn't open yet(due to it being a seasonal thing) but over all a good time. Would not recommend it for the weak hearted or short of breath type.

1  Thank ShadowAce888
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