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Crazy Horse, South Dakota: Crazy Horse Memorial Team Field Report

Crazy Horse Memorial

12151 Ave of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD
Off of US 385/16, 5 miles north of Custer or 17 miles southwest of Mount Rushmore. Sculpture not really visible without paying to enter.
Summer daily 7-8; off-season 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$11 per person or $28 per vehicle.
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Chief Crazy Horse.

Crazy Horse Memorial

The rock sculpture of Chief Crazy Horse is bigger than Mt. Rushmore. More than a head. Decades spent carving and blasting by generations, like the pyramids of old. And still not finished! Report... [08/31/2008]

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Crazy Horse model.

Chief Crazy Horse Memorial

Great place to learn about Native Americans and how a monument is carved into granite mountains.

[Geoff, 07/07/2021]

Alternative view of Crazy Horse.

Crazy Horse

You can see the Crazy Horse sculpture from the main road [distantly, instead of entering the official attraction]. You have to be coming from the town of Custer. There is a small parking area.

[Donna, 05/29/2021]
Chief Crazy Horse Memorial

If you're concerned/being careful about Covid-19, best to avoid this place. To get to the mountain, you need to ride a bus where there are no mask requirements. In addition, most of the museum is inside...again without a mask requirement. Save your $30 until the pandemic is over!

[Michelle, 08/01/2020]

Crazy Horse.

Crazy Horse

It is amazing that a single man started this and worked on it until his death. Ziolkowski and his wife raised their family of 10 children on the property, starting out with no running water or electricity. The family has never accepted any government money; it is all privately funded. It is well worth the small entrance fee.

[Melanie Turner, 08/02/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Dino the Flintstones DinosaurDino the Flintstones Dinosaur, Custer, SD - 5 mi.
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Mini Dinosaur ParkMini Dinosaur Park, Custer, SD - 5 mi.
In the region:
30-Foot-Tall Smokey Bear, Hill City, SD - 7 mi.

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