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Address: 13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
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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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Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is about 2 miles from the Western town of Keystone. Parking at the Monument is $11.00! and is the only form of parking around the area so there are no sneaky... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mount Rushmore is about 2 miles from the Western town of Keystone. Parking at the Monument is $11.00! and is the only form of parking around the area so there are no sneaky options of parking and walking in. There is plenty of parking available though. From the carpark it is about a 5 minute walk through the walkway of... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A bucket list item for myself and my husband and it did not disappoint! We were here on a beautiful day in February and practically had the place to ourselves. It's better than you imagine. Huge and breathtaking. Some people say they seem smaller than you imagine, but I thought it was an amazing sight. The rangers tell stories and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Almost did not bother to make the effort to get here but so glad we did. Pictures do not do it justice. Up close and 'in the flesh' so to speak, it is a truly amazing work or art. The detail that you see that you miss in pictures is incredible. The displays and audiovisual in the complex below the... More 

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here on a trek America tour and it was one of my favourite stops on the tour. Just sitting in front of the amazing memorial was truly amazing. I'm so glad I've seen it and would happily go back. I would love to have gone on a hike up a bit closer but we were short on time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When a friend of mine asked me to join her on a tour bus trip to South Dakota, I jumped at the chance to finally be able to see Mount Rushmore. What an awe inspiring place it was. When you first see it from a distance, it looks much smaller than it really is. But when you're standing under it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having grown up seeing it in pictures a thousand times doesn't really prepare you for seeing it in person. The park is great and the main attraction does not disappoint. The surrounding area is beautiful as well. It's definitely something to go out of your way for.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I flew into Rapid City and drive to Pine Ridge reservation for work purposes. I stopped through here on my way down, figuring there are very few times in my life if I ever I will be here again. It was worth it to see, as it is pretty flippin' cool. I didn't have time to stop in the museum.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took all 4 kids and it is awe inspiring. A really great memorial and informative museum. Beautiful area great for hiking.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited whilst in the Rapid city area. It is an amazing place to see and visit. It does get busy, so would recommend an early morning visit, though this can make it harder to take a good photo due to the position of the sun.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed with the memorial grounds and walking trails. The exhibits provide a deep appreciation of the challenges, political and technical of completing the sculptures. The evening lighting ceremony is well scripted and moving. Our advice is to avoid staying in Keystone. It's an expensive tourist town. Stay elsewhere and drive in for the day.

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