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Fort Hays Mount Rushmore Tour

Rapid City, SD

Start your day at Fort Hays western town and chuckwagon, site of the Oscar award winning movie set, Dances with Wolves. Walk along our boardwalk and help make your own brick, tin plate or twine lasso rope. Try your luck at Potato Creek Ronnie's Gem Panning Sluice. There is no admission fee to browse the film set & South Dakota Film Museum with over 50 films on display. See the original buildings used in this popular Wild West movie "Dances With Wolves. Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Cowboy Pancakes for 99 cents each morning from 6:30am-11:00am! Lunch is only $3.99 from 11:00am-1:00pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. Find the perfect souvenir at one of Fort Hays three unique gift shops.

Then, head out for a Perfect Day Tour of the Black Hills. Reserve your seats on one of our comfortable tour buses... the most relaxing way to experience Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Needles Highway, Needles Eye Tunnel and the many scenic byways scattered throughout.

In the Evening take in our Chuckwagon Supper & Show (6:30-8:15pm) Supper is a delicious menu of Potatoes, BBQ Roast Beef, Chicken, Baked Beans, Applesauce, Biscuits & Honey, Spice Cake, Lemonade and Coffee.(vegetarian meals request ahead.) After Supper the Wranglers take to the stage for a 1 hour with a hand clappin' toe tappin, foot stompin', Cowboy Music Variety Show! Including styles from Country to Gospel, old time rock'n roll, and mixed in with corny comedy. Don't miss this western experience on the way to Mount Rushmore. It's a wonderful day with the family you won't forget!

Winter Tour: The van tour departs Rapid City and travels through the Central Black Hills on the way to Mount Rushmore Monument, and Crazy Horse Memorial. Along the way your tour guide will give you a narrated history of the area and the mining boomtowns of the hills. Your tour will stop for lunch at either Carvers Café at Mount Rushmore or the Laughing Water Restaurant at Crazy Horse Memorial.

Booking Instructions:</b>This tour requires a date specific reservation. Please select number of people and date using the drop down box. Please arrive at Fort Hays around 5:30pm to check in at the ticket office located at the Headquarters Building.

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2255 Fort Hayes Rd
PO Box 265
Rapid City, SD 57709






Phone: 605-394-9653

Fax: 605-394-0197

Toll Free: 888-343-3113


Family, Tour Company, Casual Dining, Entertainment, Retail

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Historic Western

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VALID DATES: 9/24/2015 - 9/27/2015

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