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Iron Mountain Road

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Address: Custer State Park, Custer, SD
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Iron Mountain Rd, with the grand finale being the sight of Mt Rushmore in the distance, is something that I wish every American could experience. What a sight!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Iron Mountain Rd, with the grand finale being the sight of Mt Rushmore in the distance, is something that I wish every American could experience. What a sight!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in Custer State Park, the scenery is wonderful, there plenty of car parks to admire the views

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Iron Mountain Road just like we did almost 30 years ago. It is beautiful and an engineering marvel. Worth the drive. Leave the camper parked and take your time (and your camera).

Thank rwneal87
McFarland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We squeezed in this scenic drive as we were leaving Custer to head home - I knew it would add some time to our already long day of driving, but it was worth it! The winding road, the tunnels, and the view of Mount Rushmore made this one of the coolest drives we've been on. We also did it early... More 

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This scenic drive was on my list of must-sees in the Black Hills. Well worth it! We stopped at a couple of scenic overlooks for photos and good views. The kids loved their first look at Mt. Rushmore!

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This drive was amazing! This was a must do! So many neat things to see, the tunnels, pigtails, bridges, and just beautiful nature.this was almost better than Mount Rushmore. Don't miss it!

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Newport, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were really on our way on motorcycles to "the needles" in Custer State Park, but Iron Mountain Road was enough for us. Hairpin turns, pigtail bridges, amazing views of Mt. Rushmore (don't forget to turn around), and wildlife galore! Take your time and wander though - this is a "not to miss" road!

Thank Sunapee17
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This was a breathtaking drive. There were amazing views of Mount Rushmore with really cool tunnels framing the presidents. This drive is not to miss while in Custer State Park

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Westville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

So you're vacationing in the Black Hills. Iron Mountain Road is a must do at least once! It's 18 miles & is a two way road, so be careful! There's 3 tunnels, so do your homework before trying to drive your RV through it. We've taken it going North & South, & I recommend going North for the optimum views.... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy the ride here. Lots of loops, switchbacks, pigtails and narrow roads and we got to see a herd of buffalo this time. Still very nice to ride a motorcycle in November. Not for the faint hearted, and takes a lot of concentration and I appreciated this year there was no extra fine sand on the sides of the... More 

Thank Dawn K

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