Greetings from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

My now husband and I were on a National Park road trip in 2016 (Badlands, Rushmore, Devil’s Tower, Yellowstone, Grand Teton). We had a long day exploring South Dakota and got to Mount Rushmore at sunset. While hiking around the base of the monument, he asked me if I wanted to go on a lifetime of adventures. I said yes! Four years later we have a son we can’t wait to take to the National Parks.


Mount Rushmore National Memorial

This colossal sculpture showcases the iconic faces of four former U.S. presidents intricately carved into a mountain in South Dakota's Black Hills. The 60-foot-tall profiles of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln were intended to represent the first 150 years of America's history and cultural heritage.

State(s): South Dakota

Established: 1925

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