"President's Slide" South Dakota Things to Do Tip by tarced

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by tarced

The Presidents' Slide is on the way to Mt. Rushmore. The slide is fun for the kids; but is like any alpine slide anywhere. You will ride a chairlift up and can take the chairlift down if you'd rather not slide. When you are almost to the top, they will take a picture of you - if you'd like to buy this picture, make sure to raise the bar of the chairlift so your faces aren't blocked (especially if you're riding with children). Once at the top, you can turn left to get a bite to eat (they claim that you can see Mt. Rushmore from the terrace, but we didn't eat there so I don't know), or turn right to get in line. Children under 7 are not allowed to ride alone and double riders must take the slow path. The line will progress more quickly if you are able to take the fast path. You can buy individual rides or in a block of five or ten (which are cheaper per ride). Your children will want to go again, so if you have the time purchase the block of rides. The ride itself is fun and the sled that you're riding on is easy to control. It's a nice family activity, but I wouldn't go out of my way to do it.

Address: In Keystone - on the way to Mt. Rushmore
Website: http://www.presidentsslide.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 13, 2006
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