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Mount Rushmore National Memorial: Tours & Tickets

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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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13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-4403
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Reviewed today

Seeing Mount Rushmore for the first time is quite an awesome experience. Yes, there are some areas closed due to the current renovations of the memorial area but amazing views abound. Our tour guide gave us information about the best views and we were able...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank klmaestra
Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived at the beginning of Oct 2019 it was snowing and the park was under construction. We were delighted to see that we didn't have to pay an admission fee. Due to the construction there where parts of the walk closed to the public...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank brendadO2950SA
Reviewed today

This is somewhere I had always wanted to go and I am glad I had the opportunity to visit this park. I didn't give it a 5 because several things were closed due to renovations. Maybe I will get to visit again when these renovations...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tammy B
Reviewed yesterday

This was the highlight of our Western trip. To stand in front of it was breathtaking. One of the most inspirational monuments I have ever visited. To imaging the work to create this masterpiece. It must have been extraordinary. I found myself just standing there...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bob T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is hard for me to review as I was so excited to see Mt. Rushmore, and drove 11 hours in one day to make it before dark. Unfortunately, you couldn't go past the main entrance/cafe/gift shop due to construction. My expectations were pretty high...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CMelam
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have wanted to see Mt Rushmore for many years. This year my wife and I finally included Mt Rushmore in our vacation plans, and we are glad that we did. The renovations underway to the Avenue of Flags was disappointing, but we were still...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NPTK1000
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not my first time, but had not been back in many years. A classic that stands the test of time. however, the ongoing construction makes it difficult to get closer to the monument. Overall good experience and view of the monument in spite of construction.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Walter D
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our bucket list of things to see and it is well worth the trip. The side trail is open, due to construction in the front, but worth the trek. Stop at the sculptor's shop and listen to the ranger's explanation of the process. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 1313Travel
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we chose to visit Rapid City, we did not realize this site was undergoing major renovations to the walkway of flags. Boo. So, we could not go beyond the gift shop/cafe area. But, as you can see from our photos, the Faces are still...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank suemichel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My Wife and I took a short vacation to South Dakota, one of my favorite places to visit. While in South Dakota we went to Mount Rushmore Memorial as I have been there many times but always enjoy going again. It is so Beautiful and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Dianna P
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Response from wow1870 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about your review but I blasted Chillis in Nashville a month or so ago they posted it and Chillis main office sent me a phone number to report directly to them about the problem we experienced there. So give... More
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Most definitely do some searches on Trip Advisor for things to to near Rapid City S.D. I was just there recently and enjoyed visiting The Badlands NP, Minuteman Missile site and visitors center, Custer State Park, Crazy... More
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If you have mobility concerns you can still see Mt Rushmore while on the large lower veranda. There are elevators and ramps from the parking garage that will take you to the veranda , This will lead you to a nice viewing... More
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