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

www.bigthundermine.com

(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

www.rushmoretramwayadventures.com

(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

www.rushmoreborglum.com

(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

www.rushmtn.com

(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

www.storybookisland.org

(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

www.mammothsite.org

(605) 745-6017

America's Founding Fathers Exhibit

At America’s Founding Fathers Exhibit you’ll find American history and amazing art intersecting in a celebration of the political courage displayed by the 56 men who dared to sign the Declaration of Independence. Artist John Trumbull painted his idea of the first draft of the Declaration of Independence being presented by Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston to their fellow members of the Second Continental Congress.

 

9815 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57702

www.foundingfathersblackhills.com

(605) 877-6043

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