Real log homes, cabins and the Executive Silver Mountain Lodge. Lots of new updates/remodels. Located on Hwy 16, 6 miles from Mt. Rushmore, 4 miles to Keystone, 12 miles to Hill City and Rapid City. Minutes away from other attractions.
Each have full bathrooms, kitchenettes/kitchens, linens, fully furnished, microwave, refrigerators, A/C, TV, charcoal grill for each cabin, fire pit area. Family owned and operated business. Select cabin/homes are open year round.
Containing the world’s richest Oligocene epoch fossil beds, dating 37-28 million years old, the evolutionary stories of mammals such as the horse and rhinoceros arise from the 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires. Bison, bighorn sheep, endangered black-footed ferrets, and swift fox roam one of the largest, protected mixed-grass prairies in the United States.
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Keystone is located at the base of Mt. Rushmore in the bustling historic town of Keystone, SD and central to all family-approved attractions. Just minutes from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park. It is architecturally designed after the magnificent look of Mt. Rushmore. Come and enjoy our Great Room as you relax around our 3-sided fireplace featuring a Western/Native American flair. Senior AAA-AARP Discounts. Free WI-FI
“LET US DO THE DRIVING”
Choose from a 9 hour tour or a 9 hour tour plus 2 meals and a show! Advance reservations recommended due to limited seating. All tours are on restroom equipped air conditioned coaches. Pick up your tickets at Fort Hays, 15 miles North of Keystone on Hwy 16.
1 mile north of Keystone on Highway 16A Modern cabins and motel rooms. Close to Mount Rushmore. Centrally located to attractions. An unsurpassed lodging experience with fine food and friendly service nestled quietly in the Black Hills. Open May through September.
The Iron Mountain Road Store is dedicated to helping visitors experience the best of the Black Hills. Visit us to learn the history of the road, get tips on all the cool things to look for along the way, find out why we love this road and why we think it is the BEST road in America! We are your exclusive source of official Iron Mountain Road merchandise and we offer a wide variety of Mt. Rushmore and Black Hills t-shirts, souvenirs, gifts, toys, sundries, scrapbooking and much more – we have something for everyone! Come check us out!
Enjoy a large variety of locally made wines or any specialty coffee to help get your day started. Grapes and Grinds is a brand new wine/espresso shop that sits next to the National Presidential Wax Museum. Grapes and Grinds offers daily wine tasting, numerous drinks, and specialty merchandise. Use our free wireless internet while enjoying a free taste of our homemade fudge, or stop by to grab a coffee on your way to the Mount Rushmore lighting ceremony!
Beneath the watchful gaze of Mount Rushmore in the beautiful Black Hills sits the National Presidential Wax Museum. Visitors gain insight into our nation's democracy through life-size, realistic wax figures depicting our country's most shaping experiences in dramatic historical settings. Recapture the spirit of patriotism as you witness the evolution of American democracy represented by all 44 presidents. Enjoy a self-guided hour-long tour of 96 wax figures in this amazing collection.
For over 50 years The Stables at Palmer Gulch has provided fun trail rides into the most beautiful places in the Black Hills National Forest.
Guided rides are offered multiple times daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day
The chuck wagon supper is an open-air show that takes place in a remote mountain meadow.
You’ll choose to ride to the show on a good saddle horse OR on a horse drawn covered wagon.
You’ll enjoy a real cowboy music show performed by local ranchers. Watch a real Dutch Oven cook grill Dakota grown beef steaks over an aspen-wood camp fire and enjoy delicious side dishes prepared fresh right off the Chuck Wagon.
The Stables at Palmer Gulch is just minutes from Rapid City, Deadwood and Custer State Park! Centrally located 5 miles west of Mt. Rushmore and Keystone.
The South Dakota State Railroad Museum showcases the machinery, the people, the mythology and the pure joy of perhaps the most romantic mode of transportation ever built with railroad memorabilia, scale model trains, and interactive displays for all ages! Located next to the famous 1880 Train in Hill City.
Located between the Travel Lodge and the Super 8 Motel, 2 miles from Mt Rushmore.
Grizzly Creek is a full service restaurant and bar with 10 local micro-brew beers on tap. Serving fresh Certified Angus Beef Hamburgers and Steaks, Buffalo, Ribs, Chicken, Salmon, and more. Children's menu, Gluten-Free menu and Vegetarian menu available. Open Mid May to the end of September.
Grizzly Creek has a large outdoor garden patio that makes dining a Genuine Black Hills Experience!