Just outside Rapid City, South Dakota
Currently admission is $11.00 per vehicle pass good all year
It is hard to believe they just used dynamite and tools to create the likeness of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt & Abraham Lincoln out of a mountain.
Drive through wildlife park
Currently admission is $16.00 per person
Wonderful collection of South Dakota wildlife
Cold War Era missile site tour need to arrive early tour passes are limited
Looking down inside the Minuteman Missile
Lots of cave tours to visit
While driving around the area you will see lots of wild antelope, mule deer and even big horn sheep. The Badlands which are off in the distant are a stark contrast to the green lush valley floor with its meandering streams. A word of warning, you have to drive through a small town called Keystone on your way to Mt Rushmore, the speed limit is 20 miles per hour, you will notice a police car stationed on either side of town. Do No Speed.