Mt Rushmore-Needles Hwy

  • Posted Dec. 3, 2008 by Sara G Viewed 688 times

Fascinating “needles”

The Needles highway

On the road to Mt. Rushmore, awesome stone formations and mountains

narrow passage

This is in a curve, so neat!

Some of the old tunnels weren't wide enough for our truck so we avoided those roads.

Nice entrance

Louisiana!

The pile of stone that was chipped off to form the faces.

A close look shows repairs and need for repairs.

A little chipped but still dignified

Val takes a dip in the lake.

Beautiful lake nearby

We couldn't resist stepping across this creek

Pronghorns getting some sun.

Amazing formations

looks like 3 elephants on top

Lot of chipmonks in this area, looking for handouts.

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    • # Marsha

      Interesting angles on these shots - I really like #s 2 and 3! Looks like a fun place to visit.

      2008.12.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Lynn

      Very nicely done!!! They are all beautiful shots and love the colors :))

      2008.12.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Kimber

      that's a ROAD?! wow! and #5 is my fav! never ever seen mt rushmore from that view

      2008.12.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Susan

      Thank you for the post - I visited Mt. Rushmore as a child - nice to see it again!

      2008.12.05 Reply Cancel

    • # **Wendy**

      This set is really good. #5 is like a little peek at whats to come, great capture. I love the detail you have in this set. Nicely done. Looks like all had a good time. :)

      2008.12.12 Reply Cancel

    • # Tom

      Wow this set is sweet, love all the shots looks like an awesome place to explore :) save #2 to my favs

      2008.12.16 Reply Cancel

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