For over fifty years the scenic chairlift has provided breathtaking views of Mount Rushmore and the beautiful Black Hills’ scenery. The scenic chairlift allows people of all ages to enjoy a full nature immersion as you float through the Ponderosa Pines on your way towards our mountain-top summit.
The scenic chairlift is a great way for family and friends to effortlessly connect to nature and the Black Hills. Simply sit back and let yourself experience unparalleled views of Mount Rushmore and endless miles of the Black Hills National Forest!
After relaxing at our summit oasis, ride the chairlift back down if you’d like or if you’re feeling more of an adventure, check out the thrills of the Alpine Slide!
- Round-trip ride to the summit and back
- Full access to flower gardens, decks, trails and Mountain-Top Grille
- All ticket packages subject to age and weight restrictions for each attraction.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Yes, you can upgrade your ticket at the Grille for $6.
- Obey all signs, warnings, and instructions
- No smoking on the chairlift
Total weight on the Scenic Chairlift must not exceed 350 lb.