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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

Place was packed, remember it being a warm day, the boardwalk trail gives you different angles of the monument

Thank CatchBooker
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a most fascinating place to witness the carvings of famous Presidents such as George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. This was carved in the 1920s and have been enjoyed by many generations since then. This can be seen for many mines from the highway....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were not sure if this was a stop we wanted to make during our 10,000 mile road trip but it turned out to be one of the best stops we made. When you walk into the memorial and see the giant stone display of...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Got a chance to spend two weeks exploring the Black Hills. Of course Rushmore was on the top of the list. After driving the Needles we stopped for a few hours. Just a fantastic place to hike and then relax. Don’t forget to drive past...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited in July. The area surrounding Mt Rushmore is very nice. The monument itself was great. To see it in person was a awesome experience for me. My wife and kids were also really excited to be there. Its not a...More

Thank Heyguy74
Reviewed 1 week ago

The heads are really impressive! I also found out there, that the original plan was, to chisel the men to the hips in stone. Then at some point the money went out and the project was declared over ... Unfortunately, we haven't seen the evening...More

Thank Anja H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been on my list since I was a kid and I finally had a chance to see it in person. What a thrill! This attraction has a great parking lot and is very accessible to the memorial. You enter through a lovely...More

Thank HootieToo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say - Mt Rushmore is an American icon. It’s amazing to see. The colonnade of flags, which is new since the last time I was there, is also great - flags representing all the states, fluttering in the breeze and framing the...More

Thank Elisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt Rushmore is the most amazing national memorial or national park. We have been to many. Yes, there is only the amazing 4 presidents to see but it is breathtaking. The road to the monument takes you through The Needles in Custer State Park. The...More

Thank donnajean54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just my opinion, Im not USA citizen, Im from Poland/Europe. Ive been here twice. This summer and 16 year ago. Now it is not free to enter. To be specific, its free to enter but you have to pay for parking. And without that its...More

Thank jplaneta
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13 November 2017|
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Response from Jodi H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they also have 2 different films to watch. A museum to visit, a gift shop, ice cream parlor, restaurant, the sculptures studio & the short walking trail to go down to the mountain. While here you get different views of... More
4 November 2017|
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Response from 4mary13 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall seeing, you could undoubtedly rent one in Rapid City.
4 November 2017|
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Response from aufinc | Reviewed this property |
You can see everything from the top. If you choose to go all the way down you can with steps. We didn’t. We had a 5 and 3 year old with us. I️ can’t remember if their was an elevator. Seems like I️ saw one but I’m not sure.