Crazy Horse Memorial as seen from US Highway 385 in Custer County.
Crazy Horse Memorial
|Time Needed:||1 to 2 hours|
|Best Time To Go:||Afternoon or at dusk. Also there is an evening laser
light show during the summer months. Hours 7
a.m.~dusk summer, 8 a.m.~dusk off-season.
Open All Year. Night blasts scheduled throughout the summer months.
|Directions:||US16A west out of Keystone to the junction of SD244 (the road to Mt. Rushmore). Then follow 244 west past Mt. Rushmore to US385 (about 11 miles). Go south on 385 about 5 miles|
|Highlights:||Views of carving, on-site museum|
Open All Year
| The Crazy Horse Memorial is the Black
second colossal mountain carving. Work on this privately
has been going on for more than 60 years and is expected
for another 50. Visitors often have a chance to see work
in progress as
blasting and drilling activity is frequent.
Special night blasts
-- enhanced with cans of gasoline for
pyrotechnic effect --
are scheduled throughout the summer. The entrance fee
to the Crazy Horse Memorial museum and other areas of
center. The monument can also be viewed from Highway 385
and Hill City.
Ph: 605-673-4681. Fax: 605-673-2185.
Crazy Horse Memorial, Avenue of the Chiefs,
Crazy Horse, SD, 57730-9506.
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