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Review of Presidential Trail

Presidential Trail
Ranked #1 of 26 things to do in Keystone
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Owner description: Hiking trail at Mount Rushmore.
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Presidential Trail, Mt Rushmore is a 0.6 mile loop trail located near Keystone, South Dakota that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is best used from March until November.

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"nice walk"
in 75 reviews
"different angles"
in 55 reviews
"mount rushmore"
in 91 reviews
"few stairs"
in 21 reviews
"sculptor's studio"
in 47 reviews
"audio tour"
in 31 reviews
"take your time"
in 42 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 18 reviews
"turn around"
in 13 reviews
"great hike"
in 17 reviews
"short hike"
in 13 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 15 reviews
"closer look"
in 12 reviews
"great pictures"
in 15 reviews
"easy hike"
in 12 reviews
"mountain goats"
in 17 reviews
"take pictures"
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Lots of spots to take nice pictures and espectacular view. For family or couples. Clean and nice facilities

1  Thank Víctor C
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a paved/decked walk with great views at Mt. Rushmore. There is some up and down but the footing is not an issue. It's a must if you visit Mt. Rushmore.

Thank Jennifer K
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Don't just stop at the grand view terrace. The Presidential trail offers great views.
The trail is not difficult and can be explored in 30 min.

Thank Bharat A
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

At only one kilometer long, this trail should’ve been a no-brainer my last two visits here but I had never seen it until last June. I recognized it later on the movie “National Treasure: Book of Secrets.” With easy ups and downs between rocks and underneath trees it was a delight! serendipitously, I came across a Ranger interpretation. I hope you can find one of these talks, the Visitor Center will direct you towards the scheduled times. Just to stand there right underneath the chins of the four presidents, contemplating our heritage, was a joy.

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