The four famous faces at Mount Rushmore National Memorial are a spectacle to see, but did you know there's more to do at the park than gaze upon the sculpture? Check out the top 10 things to do below to make the most of your monumental vacation.
20250 Hwy. 79
Sturgis, SD 57785
Mato Paha or "Bear Mountain" is the Lakota name given to this site.
Pactola Reservoir Dam, Highway 385
Silver City, SD 57702
Immerse yourself in 1.2 million acres of diverse terrain and breathtaking scenery at Black Hills National Forest.
One-of-a-kind locations are found all around Rapid City and vacationing here isn’t complete without experiencing what our area has to offer.
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While vacations are full of great experiences, life-long memories and laughter, planning everything on your own can be daunting. What if we told you there’s a way to see the best of the best in our area hassle free?
No matter which path you take or which height you explore Rapid City, you’ll be greeted with an experience of a lifetime. We’ve highlighted four of our preferred ways to explore nature, so be sure to plan for enough days to cover as much ground and view as many sights as possible.
Countless big adventures await you in and around Rapid City, so we’ve compiled a checklist of our “must-do” parks and monuments to help make your vacation with us, a monumental one.