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Mount Rushmore National Memorial: Tours & Tickets

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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

The memorial was great to see although we were disappointed with the amount of information that was readily available about the memorial. We had to Google our questions to have them answered. However, most of the viewing areas were closed for construction so we’re unsure...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kahliaw2015
Reviewed yesterday

This was on the bucket list and we flew about 2000 miles to see it, but the trip could have waited a couple of years until the construction is complete. There is no walkway lined with flags and you can't walk all the way around...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Doreen C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was great seeing this memorial because there are details on the sculpture you don't see unless you're there. However, you don't need to spend a lot of time here. Be sure to drive around to the west side and see the side view of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank terrijo58
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were pleased to finally make it to MOunt Rushmore but couldn't get as close to the amazing sculted mount as we wished. There was construction ongoing on the pedestrian mall, and there was ice and snow on the trail to the base of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Richard289
Reviewed 3 days ago

No matter how many times I had seen it on TV or in pictures, it did not compare. as I caught my first glimpse driving up the mountain I got chills. I won't lie, being a history lover, I teared up a little as I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mitchsmith1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thrilling to see the 4 Presidents and see the amazing work of the stone carvers. Highly recommend this visit!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m sure it’s breathtaking however if it’s the slightest bit foggy in the valley then save your time and trip up the Mtn. We tried twice over three days and could not see a thing. It would’ve been nice to possibly see a movie or...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Scabshouse
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's our third visit to M.R. since 1994. Each time, the visitor center and parking get better. The view is excellent. *If you exit to the RIGHT when leaving-- around 1 mile down the road is a pull-out that offers a profile view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Speedbump555
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can easily do in 1-2 hrs, so include this on your way to Custer State Park for a complete afternoon activity. Be sure and walk the Presidential trail to get up close(r) and personal with the Big 4.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TennFLa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Parking is $10 and is run by a vendor so park passes will not work. The entrance is super busy. The presidential trail will make your $10 fee feel more worth it because it will take some time and is not nearly as busy, although...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank theroadtripfamily
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Dianna P
3 October 2019|
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Response from wow1870 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about your review but I blasted Chillis in Nashville a month or so ago they posted it and Chillis main office sent me a phone number to report directly to them about the problem we experienced there. So give... More
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Most definitely do some searches on Trip Advisor for things to to near Rapid City S.D. I was just there recently and enjoyed visiting The Badlands NP, Minuteman Missile site and visitors center, Custer State Park, Crazy... More
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Ann M
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Response from 570maryellen | Reviewed this property |
If you have mobility concerns you can still see Mt Rushmore while on the large lower veranda. There are elevators and ramps from the parking garage that will take you to the veranda , This will lead you to a nice viewing... More
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