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Address: 13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
Phone Number: +1 605-574-2523
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Sculptor Gutzon Borglum created this famous mountainside carving of the...

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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Beautiful monument

Great place to take your family to for a day out. Incredible view and great historic site. Recommended.

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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place to take your family to for a day out. Incredible view and great historic site. Recommended.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you enjoy seeing sites related to different parts of this country, go. I first went at night and enjoyed that view. The lights are really bright so it takes away some of the nuances you will see by natural light but still fun. If you go a little later in the evening, there is no charge for parking. I... More 

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Plymouth, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Finally went to see this remarkable memorial. We were so excited to see it and upon arriving we found out we could not take our 10 pound puppy with us, she had to sit in a hot car while we hurried.

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Cedar Rapids
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful national park. We went to the evening event, which included a presenter with history on the monument and a lighting ceremony. It was so patriotic with the crowd singing the National Anthem and hearing Patriotic music. My kids loved the hike under the Monument and the views from the trail. The history center included a video presentation as... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mount Rushmore was exactly as I imagined it would be. A massive larger than life sculpture depicting the faces of four U.S. presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, was carved into the rock of a tall mountain. It took nearly 400 men (mostly miners) to carve the mountain and considerable amounts of dynamite over a span... More 

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have never been to Mount Rushmore I would highly recommend it. Completely breath-taking to see in person, pictures do not do it justice. The memorial has every piece of information on the creation of the monument and goes into full detailed stories about events that happened at the monument. I would also highly recommend bringing a pair of... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was definitely the best family trip ever!!!! It was so amazing to see in real life as opposed to a picture. It was educational for our kids and fun for us to teach them about the different presidents. The food was AMAZING. The ice cream was expensive and worth every penny!!!!!

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great day for stopping at Mt Rushmore. Fantastic weather and very few people. Parking was great. The scene was perfect. Stunning!

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very impressive in person, absolutely a must-see. It's crowded and tourist-y, but still absolutely worth the trip. Free entrance, but parking is $11 and not covered by the National Park pass, unfortunately.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my son here after promising for a couple years. Had a great time. People are very friendly. Beautiful place. Must see....

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