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Presidential Trail

Keystone, SD
+1 605-574-2523
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The trail walk

We walked on the trail our second visit while in Keystone. It was a very nice clean walk, got to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa G
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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Loved The View From Presidential Trail

We had been to Mount Rushmore before but did not venture up the Presidential Trail. Wow what a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary H
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Neenah, Wisconsin
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Hiking trail at Mount Rushmore.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice walk” (73 reviews)
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Keystone, SD
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+1 605-574-2523
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked on the trail our second visit while in Keystone. It was a very nice clean walk, got to see the monument a little closer different perspective. the only bad thing was they were doing construction on part of the trail. Therefore we had...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to Mount Rushmore before but did not venture up the Presidential Trail. Wow what a view. The walk is easy and accessible to wheelchairs for the most part. The view is a whole different sight from sitting back on the venue sits....More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

the walk is great, not very long and although there are stairs it is very easy, if looking for the easier option start by going to the left.

Thank travelPixie100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came a couple of days after Labor Day. Weather was great and the crowd was mostly seniors. Arrive early, they open at 8:00am, and do the walk. A few stairs but you can walk part of it & return if you don't want to do...More

Thank soonerlegend
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the paved walkway of the Presidential Trail. It was A highlight of the monument. It gave us views of the carvings that you cannot see from the center. ITs an easy walk although posted towards the end that it is strenuous and some...More

Thank Caribbean5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the trail along the edge of my Rushmore. I would read more Rushmore reviews for more information about the trail

Thank KansasDavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must when you visit the monument and renting the audio headset is totally worth it. Allow plenty of time for the whole experience.

Thank smoody67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit, and even greater place to experience. I was traveling solo, and passing through South Dakota.... I went out of my way to go the Monument.... and I am so happy I did. Nice to see for sure!

Thank BurnsNovaScotia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can handle the walk on the well maintained board walk. Got to see the monument from from a number of unique viewing sites

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good walk. There is a great view of Washington through a crevice. Some of the best views are from this trail.

Thank BeachfunMissouri
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Tom J
10 June 2017|
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Response from Betty E | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I don't remember.
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Margaret M
14 May 2017|
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Response from Betty E | Reviewed this property |
You can buzz through it quickly in 1/2hr or enjoy and read captions and see more special views taking 1 to 1-1/2 hr. '
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JohnnnyGP
3 April 2017|
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Response from William O | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your stamina. I recommend clockwise, but either way works fine. My reasoning is that clockwise takes you to the close in viewing points sooner. And sometimes you will see mountain goats along that section of... More
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