Rubik’s Ridge Area

The Needles of Rushmore

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Description: A convenient and diverse area that borders the Black Elk Wilderness on the W side of the Iron Mountain Road. Directions: From Keystone, SD continue W on US-16 Alt W/US-16 toward Mt. Rushmore. Take a left on Iron Mountain Road/ Scenic U.S. Highway 16A W. Follow the road for 2.6 miles to the top of the hill. Parking: Park along side of the road (GPS N 43.863108° W -103.440705°).

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  • Rubik’s Ridge (East of Road)
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  • Rubik’s Ridge (West of Road)
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  • Sledge Hammer
    7 2 2 0 0
  • Turtle Dome Rock
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