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Address: 13622 Hwy 40, Keystone, SD 57751
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At Rushmore Cave, you will find fun on all levels! Explore the...

At Rushmore Cave, you will find fun on all levels! Explore the stalactite-filled caverns of this amazing natural wonder on a fun and educational cave tour. Soar through the sky on the new Soaring Eagle Zipline Ride or try your skill at the New Gunslinger 7-D Interactive Ride. You are sure to have a great time, full of affordable family fun. It's a total must-do attraction for anyone coming to the Black Hills. Cave tours leave every 15 minutes May-Oct. Attractions open daily, check website for hours and admission prices.

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The Earthi is Insane

This is the 2nd time I've been here and it's amazing. It takes about an hour and you end up over 100' below the surface at one point. Our tour guide was Jack and he was really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
Jenn E
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Medicine Bow, Wyoming
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We didn't do cave tour, which I am sure would have gave this a better rating, but we were with my elderly parents. We did the Soaring Eagle Zipline, and 7D Gunslinger. Zipline last abou 1 min 30 secs, and other is about 5 mins. Cost us about $50 for 2 adults and a 10 year old. Facility was nice,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the 2nd time I've been here and it's amazing. It takes about an hour and you end up over 100' below the surface at one point. Our tour guide was Jack and he was really good. There are some fairly tight sections, so if you're at all claustrophobic, I wouldn't recommend it. There are also a decent amount... More 

Thank Jenn E
Miller, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The cave is good, but they also have a 7D Laser theater. They have 3 different scenerios in which you "shoot the bad guys". It is really fun and realistic. They also have a "zip line" that you can ride. They are in the process of building a roller coaster. You do not have to go through the cave to... More 

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Elkader, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Was a neat cave, the tour guide was very informative. NOT a good tour for the weak, youngest, old or frail. Lots of tight spaces, steps etc.

Thank jtlllorr
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We have been to the Black Hills many times and have missed this wonderful place until now. I wanted a place the whole family could spelunk and this was the place. The general cave tour showed the beauty of the cave and then the spelunking was an experience our teenagers will never forget. Our tour guide was wonderful and patient... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Educational as well as a cool 55 degrees when it's in the high 90's here. Very enjoyable as well as the virtual reality gunslinger arcade !

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We really enjoyed this guided tour of the cave. The temperature was 85 outside and 55 inside. The tour guide did a great job explaining all the natural elements of caves. It was an easy hour long walk, with frequent stops to hear the guide explain things. Wear shoes and a light sweater/jacket. We saw numerous people in flip-flops and... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the Rushmore cave due too it's easy location from the town of Keystone. The facilities were nice, the cave itself was nice, a little bit of a challenge to get through some of the areas, And up-and-down the ladders and steps. The cave had one nice big room, but most the time the areas were pretty narrow.... More 

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BlackHills66, Owner at Rushmore Cave, responded to this review

First, I would like to say thank you for taking the time to come visit us. We understand you have plenty of choices of things to do and see in the Black Hills. Next, you are correct. The cave is a great place to spend a hot afternoon. Finally, and most importantly, I would like to apologize for any bad... More 

Worthington, Ohio
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We went as a family of three after a long day of adventuring. My husband and daughter went on the soaring eagle zip line first and they loved it they said it was a fun new take on a zip line and it went very fast both up and down and was very fun. Then we went to the 7-d... More 

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Inwood, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Having experienced all the caves and caverns within the Black Hills , Rushmore Cave offers the most family fun experience of them all. The cave experience is doable by all ages that can walk freely on there own. Along with the Soarin' Zip line as well as the other attractions found here; a family can spend a good half day... More 

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