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Mount Moriah Cemetery

Deadwood, SD
605-578-2600-605-578-2082
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Cemetery tour

Excellent tour of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane's final resting spot given by local tour operator... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rzurba
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Winnipeg, Canada
Interesting

Our Deadwood bus tour stopped here. The guide was very knowledgeable. I recommend picking up the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Catherine C
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Small cemetery dating back to the time of cowboys, deputies and the old West.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Deadwood, SD
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent tour of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane's final resting spot given by local tour operator located by saloon #10 on main street. Very informative and well narrated. After the tour take in the Wild Bill Hickok shooting in the bar, very well done.

Thank rzurba
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our Deadwood bus tour stopped here. The guide was very knowledgeable. I recommend picking up the cemetery newspaper guide (at visitors center) which has a map and great descriptions of people who are buried in this cemetery.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting to see after the walk thru town and learning the history of wild bill and others..its a must see at least once on a trip...we enjoyed it.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hubby wanted to stop here while we were in Deadwood. Unfortunately, it was raining and blustery-cold, so I'm sure the weather tainted this review! Calamity Jane and Wild Bill's graves are not far from the entrance, but do be prepared for some walking uphill! We...More

Thank Famontherun
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss a visit here! Lots of history and information above/beyond the 'celebrity' gravesites of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane. The cemetery visit is super cheap (like, $2 per person) so it won't break the bank. Word of warning--a lot of uphill walking is involved,...More

Thank brookievb88
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visit Will Bill Hickock's grave; Calamity Jane, see graves of people that died during the outbreak of plague; many interesting people in that cemetery. The place is on a hill so walking can be a challenge but the main road in is paved and the...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely cemetery, well laid out and easy to follow maps. Well maintained grounds. Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane’s graves are nicely kept.

Thank pamgallo
Reviewed 6 days ago

The whole place is built up around Wild Bill, so why not take it all the way to the end. Very pleasant well maintained cemetery. Nice peaceful walk to their last resting place and a very respectful display. The cemetery charges a small entry fee...More

Thank Sabine J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an hour walking about the tombstones of this fascinating old cemetery. Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane are buried there and the stories and legends are all too real. Close by to the other sites of Deadwood, within an easy 5 minute walk.

Thank BeachBumBill
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mount Moriah Cemetery is toured on foot. Deadwood lies in a very steep valley. Visitors need to be prepared to do some pretty significant urban hiking to get to Wild Bill and Calamity Jane. Be prepared for VERY significant hiking at altitude to get...More

Thank John H
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guillermolisa
12 March 2017|
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Response from TedeElizabeth | Reviewed this property |
The entire cemetery is on a hillside. The walkways can be steep, but much of it is paved, so perhaps a wheelchair could be used.
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outlaw1865
9 December 2016|
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Response from krismb12 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been in winter, but I can tell you the road to get up to the cemetery was a small winding road so if there is snow or ice, it would probably be treacherous. I've just moved to MT from the South and it seems that... More
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edp269
26 May 2016|
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Response from cindyrandy | Reviewed this property |
We did not take it, but there is a tour bus that makes the trip there. However it is right in town, and there is plenty of free parking at the cemetery.
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