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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751-4403
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want a off season site to see. Visit Mount Rushmore. My wife and I decided to see Mount Rushmore during the Christmas break. It was very cold, but we were dressed for it. It was a clear day to see the monument with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Randy J
Reviewed yesterday

We loved our trip to South Dakota and Mount Rushmore. It was my first time as a 38 year old and it didn't disappoint. My only regret is the trail closure was ill timed for our visit. Otherwise, it was great.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anna T
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Spectacular.A must see. There is a museum there that is great. Children and adults can learn about how the rock was transformed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank prmike53
Reviewed yesterday

Growing up I had always seen the monument in pictures, shows, and movies but nothing compares to being there in person. It is an amazing place to see. Plus it's lit up at night! Take the time to walk around, see the documentary, and get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thedoc1989
Reviewed yesterday

This is by far one of the more memorable parts of out trip. The views are fantastic, do watch the video before you venture on the paved trails to take it all in. If you can go to the night ceremony it is very special.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed yesterday

The weather was perfect, not hot nor too cold! Mt. Rushmore is an amazing and phenomenal landmark! Very educational for all ages! We would go back!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MichJerez
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Of course you need to visit this national monument at some point in your life. It is amazing and beautiful. Visit the audio story too. Amazing what workers accomplished during that time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My parents and I made the trip here in June of 2015 and we called it our “Out West” trip because we started in my hometown of Omaha, Nebraska and traveled to Deadwood, SD, The Badlands, Mount Rushmore and many more tourist spots that summer....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One more thing crossed off the bucket list. It’s awesome to think why someone would take the time to create it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no admission to Mount Rushmore, but there is a $10 parking fee. I think that it is good for a year though just in case you want to come back and see it lit up at night which I would recommend. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Freedom614739
January 11, 2019|
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Response from LUCKYME72 | Reviewed this property |
1-2 hours (except for event programs). Recommend the walk up to the monument and the museum.
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Freedom614739
January 11, 2019|
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Response from yowsah1 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that 2 hours seems a reasonable time to see the monument.
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prasangir
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 .
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