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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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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 57751-4403
+1 605-574-2523
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was waiting the whole trip just to come see this National Memorial. It was worth the wait. I’ve seen so many pictures of this place on TV, magazines, movies, so when we got there, I was in awe. Beautiful place and you seem so...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed yesterday

First: every American should visit Mt. Rushmore at least once. It is a monument to four of our greatest presidents. But instead of being a solemn reminder of our national history now it is mostly a tourist trap. There is a very large souvenir store...More

Thank Stradlad
Reviewed yesterday

This is such a must see! Easily accessible. And certainly adequate parking if you arrive early enough. Weather can make the visit even more interesting. I don't know what it may be like in the spring, for example, but we were fortunate enough to visit...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a well catered National Monument with helpful staff in attendance, we followed their suggestions and enjoyed our visit which included a lot of other visitors.The area is well signposted and has ample parking, amenities and gift shops. the walk was not fully open...More

Thank GazandJude
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tip one - park on top level of parking deck and you are right at the entrance. Interesting museum / movie about the making of Mount Rushmore. Worth your time to sit in the theater. Great photo opportunities outside from different vantage points. I particularly...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved visiting Mt Rushmore. Exceeded our expectations. I was here over 30 years ago and they have added so much to the memorial. Fun family outing.

Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The first time we went to Mt. Rushmore I was thinking, “What’s going to be the big deal!? Four giant faces on a rock.” But we were totally blown away. On our second visit I figured it would be nice but been there, done that....More

Thank wesstdun
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our 6 year old grandson loved Mount Rushmore. The presidential hike was fun even if we could only go a little way because of renovations. The staff in the park was top notch. I highly recommend it.

Thank SandyMinnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friday evening packed gift shop, long line. Only one register open but it’s being run by 2 cashiers. Never again.

Thank Norm B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the museum, exhibits, the wildlife, trails and the monument itself, it was WONDERFUL! We saw mountain goats and were the happiest. The monument is so big and you feel so small. You leave the museum with great patriotic spirit. A really great visit. And...More

Thank Manon C
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October 18, 2018|
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Response from Squeezemop | Reviewed this property |
I would just ask at your hotel about a bus , I would not recommend walking it , as there are mountain lions in the area , we saw one when we were there .
James R
September 24, 2018|
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Response from lg2tb | Reviewed this property |
The best time for Rushmore is May-Sep when the outdoor evening light show is running. We avoid early August Sturgis weeks to avoid crowds, long lines and higher hotel rates. We like leisurely arriving Mount Rushmore in... More
August 26, 2018|
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Response from K G | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would contact the park directly for your answer.