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Review of Iron Mountain Road

Iron Mountain Road
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Custer State Park Safari Jeep Small-Group Tour
Ranked #4 of 38 things to do in Custer
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

Loved this road for the views from the tunnels to Mount Rushmore and the pigtail bridges (those bridges are so beautiful). Worth the trip up towards Mount Rushmore. Saw a bison by the road as well.

Thank Carrie S
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

This road is beautiful. Many rock formations and several tunnels that as you enter or exit you will see Mt Rushmore in the distant. Makes for an excellent photo opportunity for you and the family!

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

This was one of the highlights of our trip! The winding road, the pine trees, the rocks, the scenery! Absolutely breathtaking!

Thank eichorsta
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

If you have time for only one drive in the Custer State Park area, take this one. If you can take only two, drive both Iron Mountain and Pinnacles.

The road was engineered to be scenic. The tunnel positions were fixed first because they all frame Mt Rushmore. (Two frame it traveling northbound, the other frames it southbound). Then the engineers challenged the builders to build a road which connected the tunnels. The solution of the day was the unique pigtail bridges. All in all, it's a lot of fun to drive and highly scenic, almost every mile.

Only one criticism, there are virtually no bathroom facilities in Custer State Park. It made me wonder what they are doing with all the entrance fees they are collecting. My recommendation is to keep some TP in the car because you might need it.

Don't miss it if you're in the area. The whole family will enjoy the experience.

2  Thank copperdragon66
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Got to know this road when we were in the area. You can see the presidents through a tunnel at least twice on the road. Some are really good positions. The road is in good condition although one lanes during passing tunnels.

Thank Tiger810
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