Expert Travel Advice to Mount Rushmore

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Top Answers To Mount Rushmore Travel Questions

  • Anonymous user answered:
    It is the snowiest month of the year. The temperature is usually in the lower 40s.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    Yes, it was originally to the right of Washington, but it wasn't working so they had to switch sides. http://bit.ly/fUYYIU
  • Pieter answered:
    We camped at one of the more rustic campgrounds in the area (can't remember the name, but it was one of the National Forest campgrounds and down this nearly impassable road). We did some nice hikes in the area of Wind Cave and saw the Crazy Horse monument being built. The best thing we saw was the drive along Peter Norbeck highway...there's a lookout point at the top where you can see Rushmore in the distance. To be honest, the coolest part about the whole experience was soaking in the local, mmm, culture: lots of wide-open spaces and miner-shacks-turned-saloons there. It hasn't changed much since the Deadwood days.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    According to www.nps.com/moru, May and June are mild with some showers in the afternoon. September and October would also be an ideal time to visit, with temperatures in the 60's and low 70's during the day and dropping down to the 40's at night. Visit the website for more climate information.

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