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Iron Mountain Road

Custer State Park, Custer, SD
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“pigtail bridges” (92 reviews)
“mt rushmore” (141 reviews)
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Custer State Park, Custer, SD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful drive and view for any nature lover. Switchbacks and views make you enjoy the beautiful nature and tranquility.

Thank tchelle1111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The iron mountain road is beautiful. There is one point when going from Mt Rushmore towards Custer where you go through the tunnel and you have a perfect shot of Mt.Rushmore in your rear view mirror. There is a pull off after you go through...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove into Rushmore from this road. It is incredibly beautiful. No RV's on this road, cars only because tunnels are tiny. Great views of Mt. Rushmore.

Thank roadie50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just when you think you have seen it all Mother nature proves you wrong. A must see when you visit. Leaves you wanting more.

Thank PBenja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome road! We took many picture here and you really can see Mt. Rushmore through the center just like you see here in the pic.

Thank acsims
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of switchbacks, and nooks and crannies and places to stop and look over the Black Hills. Drive slow and enjoy it!

Thank GFKelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun road to travel but plan to take your time. Lots of twists and turns and beautiful scenery. One of my kids tends to get motion sick on this road so takes meds ahead of time to prevent it.

Thank grlsx3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our drive and the views from the Iron Mountain Road. Driving through the tunnels was a unique experience.

Thank Peg R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This drive through the tight tunnels is breath taking with views of Mount Rushmore. Do not try this drive in a large RV! This drive provides spectacular photo ops. the road is full of switchbacks and even a wooden, curving bridge. Make sure you go...More

Thank erjunebug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great weekend at and around Mt. Rushmore. This was a very beautiful drive. It was fun looking for wildlife and the view of Mt. Rushmore through the tunnels were very cool.

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8 August 2017|
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Response from Candy P | Reviewed this property |
Don't forget Devil's Tower. The area is beautiful, and it would be en route between Iron Mountain Road and the Grand Tetons.
21 July 2017|
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Response from mgmcpa | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you drive to South of Custer State Park on highway 79, then cut over West on 36 to pick up 16A inside the park. This way you will now be traveling Northwest on 16A and will take the Iron Mountain Road the... More
7 July 2017|
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Response from The-Randall-Clan | Reviewed this property |
11 feet high is the lowest on Iron Mountain and 9'10" on the Needle Highway. Safe travels, a great roadway.