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Mount Coolidge

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as a view point, and one you can drive all the way to, this is up there (pun intended). At over... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
majnz
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new zeland
Great views.

Took the switchback road up to Mount Coolidge and the lookout tower. Fantastic views. A must do if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CClifford505
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as a view point, and one you can drive all the way to, this is up there (pun intended). At over 6000 feet you are up there with the gods. You can see it all, Crazy horse, Mt Rushmore, and even Badlands.

Thank majnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the switchback road up to Mount Coolidge and the lookout tower. Fantastic views. A must do if you are in the park. Just make sure on thunder showers are in the forcast.

Thank CClifford505
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view of the Black Hills! We really enjoyed the drive up. It is a dirt road but very well maintained. If you see the sign take the drive. You will not regret it.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We noticed not many people turning off but we decided to do it anyways. The road is gravel and quite steep so just take it slow and enjoy it. It will be worth it once you get to the top - it says 1 mile...More

Thank TinaLouise_13
Reviewed 12 August 2018

You could easily miss the road to Mount Coolidge Lookout. Even if you find it, you will ask yourself, "is this the right way?" As you are going up, you will undoubtedly question yourself about what on earth you are going to do if a...More

1  Thank CastilloNE1974
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

At first you wonder if you are supposed to be on this road!! It is gravel, narrow and lots of twists and turns!!! Be aware you will meet someone coming down! This possibly was the BEST view of everything!! In one soot you can see...More

1  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Make sure you take this drive the views are breathtaking. Your trip to South Dakota has some of the most wonderful places to drive just to see the sights.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 July 2018

ther are so many roads to travel and this road will help you to see apart of the Black Hills two good spots to park walk hike have a picnic lunch wind always from the east in summer if going north take the upper parking...More

2  Thank praariedog
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Such an impressive mountain, such an impressive area. Be sure to have enough time to explore this area.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I insisted that we drive up this road after reading about it. It is not a great road with lots of rocks in places and many twists and turns until you finally make it to the top. I don't think that many people take the...More

1  Thank houstonnative47
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