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Mount Coolidge

SD Highway 87, Custer, SD
+1 605-223-7660
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This can't possibly be the right road?

You could easily miss the road to Mount Coolidge Lookout. Even if you find it, you will ask... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CastilloNE1974
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Omaha, Nebraska
Take the road less traveled!

At first you wonder if you are supposed to be on this road!! It is gravel, narrow and lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle L
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Estherville
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SD Highway 87, Custer, SD
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You could easily miss the road to Mount Coolidge Lookout. Even if you find it, you will ask yourself, "is this the right way?" As you are going up, you will undoubtedly question yourself about what on earth you are going to do if a...More

Thank CastilloNE1974
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first you wonder if you are supposed to be on this road!! It is gravel, narrow and lots of twists and turns!!! Be aware you will meet someone coming down! This possibly was the BEST view of everything!! In one soot you can see...More

Thank Michelle L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you take this drive the views are breathtaking. Your trip to South Dakota has some of the most wonderful places to drive just to see the sights.

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

ther are so many roads to travel and this road will help you to see apart of the Black Hills two good spots to park walk hike have a picnic lunch wind always from the east in summer if going north take the upper parking...More

2  Thank praariedog
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Such an impressive mountain, such an impressive area. Be sure to have enough time to explore this area.

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I insisted that we drive up this road after reading about it. It is not a great road with lots of rocks in places and many twists and turns until you finally make it to the top. I don't think that many people take the...More

1  Thank houstonnative47
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The road up is good but can get alittle scary getting to the top but well worth the view on a clear day. You can see almost 60 miles away. It was to see a fawn running around way up there. Do not try and...More

Thank Tina T
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Breath-taking views of vistas. Be sure to take a leisurely ride so as not to miss a thing. Stop along the way at various little towns. Very fun.

Thank MiPAS48025
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

As everyone has said, the road up is a bit scary, especially if you meet a car going the other direction. Just take it slow and watch for others. Be sure and bring binoculars. Seeing all the attractions, such a Mount Rushmore, in the distance...More

1  Thank dduck62
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I am not a fan of heights...the views from the top were great - can see Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore, Needles in the distance. But the road was VERY narrow and all dirt - no guard rails. Not for someone who is afraid of heights....More

Thank Carol R
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