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Mt Rushmore-Needles Hwy

  • Posted Dec. 3, 2008 by Sara G Viewed 3495 times

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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


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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    • # 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 Edited 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 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sparkybennett

      these are beautiful..what a great landscape.
      would love to go there sometime .
      thanks for sharing them.

      2008.12.10 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Susan

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

      2008.12.05 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Kimber

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

      2008.12.04 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Dadlak

      nice travelog...i like the one with the pile of stones in front of the faces

      2008.12.04 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Lynn

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

      2008.12.04 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Marsha

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

      2008.12.04 Edited Reply Cancel