Mount Rushmore Attractions

Explore some of the great places near the great faces.

Mount Rushmore ATTRACTIONS

Big Thunder Gold Mine

FREE GOLD ORE SAMPLE! Guided Mine Tours - Pan Your Own Real Gold - Historic Film - Museum Displays - Pan for Gold in a Creek - Full Service Restaurant - Picnic Area


604 Blair St, Keystone, SD 57751

(605) 666-4847

Rushmore Tramway Adventures: Alpine Slide

Scenic chairlift carries guests to beautiful summit park. Enjoy thousands of flowers, waterfalls, and a VIEW OF MT. RUSHMORE! Outdoor cafe serves burgers, brats, beer, ice cream. To descend, ride chairlift again or, FOR THRILLS, ride sled down for 2000 ft. of twisting, turning excitement. Small child rides with adult.


203 Cemetery Rd, Keystone, SD 57751

(605) 666-4478

Rushmore Borglum Story

Learn about Gutzon Borglum, Sculptor. Experience his early years. You will be inspired! Displays - Galleries - Exclusive Movie - Ample Free Parking - Museum Quality Gifts.


342 Winter St, Keystone, SD 57751

(800) 888-4369

Rush Mountain Adventure Park

Rush Mountain, home of Rushmore Cave, is the Black Hills’ premier destination for family fun. Explore the beautiful stalactite-filled caverns on a Scenic Cave Tour in Rushmore Cave, discover the sensation of flying over treetops on the Soaring Eagle Zipline Ride, and test your shooting skills at the Gunslinger 7-D Interactive Ride.


13622 SD-40, Keystone, SD 57751

(605) 255-4384

Storybook Island

Out of the pages and into real life. Kids of all ages can play with characters from their favorite fables at Storybook Island. Fictional characters aren’t the only thing you will find here. This stellar park includes a snack bar, train ride, bounce house, and also a new carousel. Additionally, parents can rent the birthday house to make their little ones day extra magical. Come enjoy a free, safe, educational environment for those young in years, or young at heart! Experience the power of imagination. The park relies on donations, so anything you can give is appreciated. *Rides, snacks, and bounces require payment.


1301 Sheridan Lake Rd. Rapid City, SD 57702

(605) 342-6357

Mammoth Site

This National Natural Landmark is an internationally renowned indoor working paleontological site/museum. The World’s largest mammoth research facility is a “Must See” AAA GEM Attraction. More than 59 Columbian & woolly mammoths have been unearthed, as well as over 45 other species of associated Ice Age fauna. Hands-on activities for children, an educational experience for the entire family. Groups welcome.


1800 US 18 Bypass, Hot Springs, SD 57747

(605) 745-6017