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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 3 days ago via mobile

Second time here and the thrill never diminishes. Great film, great visual impact, great food if you wish and ample parking. No negatives!

Thank Al H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I really enjoyed Mount Rushmore. The story behind it is quite interesting and you know that something like it is unlikely to ever be created again. I don't disagree with the reasoning for no future endeavors but I still found this quite interesting. They have...More

Thank MikeS_From_Chicago
Reviewed 4 days ago

We brought our nice and nephew, had a lovely time. The visitor center was modern, with great facilities and exhibits. Driving through the area it was fun to spot some wildlife...more prevalent in the am. Must go!

Thank marktun
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great monument to some real american leaders. Awe inspiring and will be standing in stone for the ages.

Thank Ernie L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Several improvements since I went as a child, May is a great time to visit to beat crowds. We easily parked our 32 ft rv. Watch weather for this time of year. Essy access for all with incredible views in and out of area.

Thank Alain C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we made the drive over from Rapid City (only about 30-40 minutes) to see this historic landmark! I have heard about Mt. Rushmore my whole life and was THRILLED to get to see it in person!!! It was TOTALLY worth it! It's unbelievable...More

Thank JDrisk
Reviewed 1 week ago

You roll up the mt's road and then there, out of no where, in no where, is this beautiful craving into the side of the mt....just had to pull over and stare....you can't really put words into the feeling's that ur going through...then you pull...More

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

November is Def the off season, which is great. Parked in the covered parking all the way up to the base of the steps by the Memorial. There wasn't very many people at all. Which made it nice to take in all the amazement, take...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Mount Rushmore whilst on a 3 week road trip, it was one of the main things we wanted to visit in the area as we had seen and read so much about it beforehand. It certainly didn't let us down, what an amazing...More

Thank Di-Roth
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mount Rushmore memorial is a work of love by someone who was dedicated to his life's work and a memorial to some great men. It is too bad that the entire work could not be finished, to see these great men in period dress...More

Thank Joseph S
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12 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.