Make it Monumental


Mount Rushmore has two big birthdays this year. First, the National Park Service turns 100 years old. And Mount Rushmore National Memorial celebrates the 75th anniversary of its completion.

Picture yourself in Keystone

Wednesday 1, Jun 2016

What do Jackalopes, a honey pot, a stuffed buffalo, a wax Obama and a dragon have in common? They are among the items in the Keystone Summer Kickoff photographic scavenger hunt on Saturday and Sunday. We have great prizes for those who can get the most points for scavenger hunt photos.

Detour won't deter visitors

Tuesday 31, May 2016

We have a bridge closed in downtown Keystone, but not to worry. You can still get to where you need to go.

What is the third biggest market for South Dakota tourism? South Dakota, behind Minnesota and Texas, according to a recent report from SD Tourism. The report didn’t break it down further, but we’re pretty sure a significant number of visitors to the Black Hills actually live in the Black Hills.

The facts about flax

Monday 11, Apr 2016

Blue flax is one of the most common flowers found at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the meadows around Keystone in late spring and early summer. Native Americans added seeds from this plant to their food for added flavor.

Wild flax, often called pale flax, is a cousin of the cultivated flax that has been grown for thousands of years to produce linseed oil and linen fabrics.