Known for its “pigtail” bridges, Iron Mountain Road redefined what a road could be. Climbing 17 miles from Custer State Park to the entrance of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, you’ll wind over stacked loops of wooden bridges and through one-lane tunnels that perfectly frame Mount Rushmore.
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.
SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WEST TOUR STOPS
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?
Top 10 Scenic Cruises
This beautiful drive has one of the best views of Rapid City. The road stretches about two miles long and gives countless scenic views of our city. Pull over at any of the parking locations to get a great view and possibly a great hike!
Get closer to the Custer State Park wildlife than ever before with the Buffalo Jeep Safari Rides. Your tour guide will take you off-road to get the best view of the park's critters and teach you historical and educational facts about the park and wildlife along the way.