The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a large scale sculpture of America's most prominent Presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, carved into a granite face of Mount Rushmore. The monument opened on October 31, 1941 and is on nearly 2 miles of land. The monument is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, near Keystone, roughly 30 miles outside of Rapid city.
Each year thousands of tourists from all over the country visit Mount Rushmore to experience this patriotic monument. People from all over the world come to the Black Hills to see this man-made wonder as well. The monument is beautifully designed using natural rock in a forest setting. There are many amenities at the site including a parking garage with an elevator, R.V. Parking, a huge lunchroom with plenty of options, an ice cream shop and, of course, a gift shop.
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