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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-0268
+1 605-574-2523
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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 57751-0268
+1 605-574-2523
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We attended the evening lighting ceremony of Marvelous Mount Rushmore, which begins at 9pm during summer. It is stirring for the Ranger to share her grandfather's story and service for the nation. It is inspirational when all the veterans, military and family members went to...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love how Mount Rushmore is presented with a grandiose entry way with pillars of all US flags. The $10 is definitely worth the visit for a family! You can even take some trails to get a closer view.

Thank Busboy19
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pictures don't do this justice it's a must see in person!! Amazon! Plus the Jefferson Vanilla Ice Cream is also a great treat while walking around the Monument!

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of those places that people always want to see. And it is certainly worth the effort. You leave with a lot of information on the development of this memorial. You can take short hikes to get great camera shots and there are...More

Thank IverJohnson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a good see! May brother hadn't been there for 40+ years. This is the first time I watched anything in the amphitheater. A little disappointed with the light show. Only saw the spot light in the heads.

Thank WYOJuls
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After seeing pictures in textbooks and travel brochures it is pretty cool to be standing at the base of Mount Rushmore! I encourage anyone and everyone to go out of their way to South Dakota to see this impressive piece of our country's history.

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You will always have people criticizing everything! Yes, it's a bit smaller to scale than many of the depictions , postcards, pics etc but people need to remember , it's perspective because it is a carving on a side of the mountain! Beautiful and ominous!...More

Thank galvanb
Reviewed 3 days ago

It´s been on our bucket list for years now and we are so glad we went. It is an amazing place, full of history. The layout is really convenient and everything is clean and tidy. We did the walk which is not very hard. For...More

Thank JensogSetta
Reviewed 3 days ago

So interesting to see in person, just amazing to see up close. We walked the President trail, make sure you start it on the left hand side or your legs will feel it.

Thank Jules141110
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mount Rushmore is a pretty neat place. Well worth the money. I'd go if you like historically significant places, and works of modern art, because this is one of the biggest works of art you can get.

Thank Deven P
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How much to drive around if we have Park pass?
16 June 2017|
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Response from Vanessa K |
It is 10 dollars to park if you visit the monument otherwise there's no charge to drive by. the parking pass is good for the rest of the year. so if you visit in june 2017 it expires in December 31 2017
Monica K
Hi, Monica. What would you like to know about this attraction? What time might the lighting ceremony be on August 30? I assume the time changes based on 'dusk'??
14 June 2017|
Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
Monica from August 12th. To September 30th the start at 8 pm It would be good to get there early as this was a popular event. Hope this helps
We are going with 3 little kids, 7, 5 and 10 months. Is the park stroller friendly? Are there paths along the faces ?
9 June 2017|
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Response from Betty K | Reviewed this property |
The park is stroller friendly. The presidential walk is well paved but there are areas with steps- facing the monument take the path from the left side. It is easier with less steps to deal with.