Nearby Attractions

Several National Park Service sites are located within a one to two hour drive of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Follow the links below to learn more about visiting these other natural and historic sites.

  • The peaks and spires of Badlands National Park under dark clouds.

    Badlands National Park

    This national park is 1.5 hours from Mount Rushmore. Take Interstate 90 east towards Wall, South Dakota, to exit 110 or exit 130.

  • Devils Tower from the Joyner Ridge Trail with grasses and sagebrush in the foreground.

    Devils Tower National Monument

    Devils Tower is 2.5 hours from Mount Rushmore. Travel west on Interstate 90 to Sundance, Wyoming, then Highway 14 north to Highway 24.

  • A visitor walking through Jewel Cave, surrounded by nailhead spar calcite crystals.

    Jewel Cave National Monument

    Located west of the city of Custer, South Dakota, Jewel Cave is currently the world's third longest known cave.

  • Interior of the launch control facility.

    Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

    Get an up close look at an intercontinental ballistic missile and take a guided tour through the underground launch control facility.

  • A calcite formation resembling honeycombs, called boxwork, is abundant in Wind Cave.

    Wind Cave National Park

    Located 1 hour south of Mount Rushmore, the park consists of 28,000 acres of mixed grass prairie along one of the world's longest caves.

Last updated: May 23, 2022

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13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone , SD 57751


605 574-2523
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