One of the most unique and distinctive monuments in the world, Mount Rushmore is located in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial can be found in the western part of the state, not far from the border with Wyoming. Mount Rushmore itself is actually a batholith, which is a large, protruding section of rock, with a sculpture of four of the most famous Presidents of the United States on its face. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial covers an area of 1,278 acres in total and attracts several million visitors per year, being an iconic landmark for American citizens and international visitors. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
2.Mount Rushmore Elevation
3.Climate and Things to Do at Mount Rushmore
Elevation of Mount Rushmore
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