American History, Alive in Stone... Mount Rushmore National Memorial is visited by nearly three million people each year that come to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about the birth, growth, development and preservation of the country. From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings visitors face to face with the rich heritage we all share. October 1 - March 19 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. March 20 - September 30 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

walking
1 month ago

If you go to Mt.Rushmore, I would recommend getting a closer look and walk this trail.

Very nice trail, but I would consider this a walk through the woods instead of a hike. Trail #14 (horsethief) merges with centennial trail #89 shortly into the trail trek, so there is a variety of directions for a person to explore. All in all this trail is still a beautiful place to explore with streams, rock formations and birch trees around every corner!

You hike next a stream so thats pretty cool. Hard to know where the turnaround spot is. The loop is no longer there

Short but sweet!

6 months ago

7 months ago

Easy walk and lots of different perspectives of the mountain. You have to see it at least once!!!

hiking
7 months ago

A nice short distant trail with some great rock formations and views. This trail had lots of traffic during the summer month of June when I visited. Beautiful area.

Great views of the presidents all along this trail. Expect lots of people whenever you visit this popular area. Nice easy trail.

Easy trail, lots of shade, lots of people, good views

Paved trail with great close-ups of the mountain. Very easy and family friendly. Kind of a must-see if you are visiting Rushmore.