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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 08:45

Privacy Policy

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Thursday, 27 October 2016 12:21

Grizzly Creek Trail

If you take this trail far enough, you’ll walk into the Norbeck Wilderness. But if you’re looking for a day trip that’s fairly primitive but not too long, the Grizzly Creek Trail offers a beautiful hike along a rock-strewn path along a small stream punctuated with occasional waterfalls. Find the trailhead at the Grizzly Creek Campground just off Iron Mountain Road.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 09:21

Let's Call It Rushmore

You would think that an international icon like Mount Rushmore would have been named for an individual whose contributions to the development of the West merited such an honor. Pikes Peak is named for explorer Zebulon Pike. Terry Peak is named for the Civil War hero Gen. Alfred Terry.

That’s not the case for Mount Rushmore. It was named for Charles E. Rushmore, a New York attorney who was sent to Dakota Territory in 1884 to do some legal work. One day he and Bill Challis were headed to back to camp, and Rushmore asked if that rock outcropping over there had a name.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 17:22

Rushmore's secret tunnel

Did you know there’s a secret tunnel behind the Mount Rushmore carving? Sculptor Gutzon Borglum’s grand plan was to create a Hall of Records, a large room carved into the granite rock face behind the carving. The room would be a place where future generations could learn and understand why these four men were honored in this way. It would be an indelible history of America, carved into granite.

However, his vision for the Hall of Records was not realized. Not completely, and not for more that 50 years.

Monday, 21 December 2015 14:55

Keystone: a cure for cabin fever

Have family coming for the holidays and want to dispatch a case of cabin fever? Send them to Keystone for some last-minute holiday shopping or a day of sight-seeing in the wintery Black Hills. 

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 11:49

Baby, it's cold outside

chinook schem

But that could change at any second in Keystone. With our altitude and the nature of Black Hills weather patterns, we are blessed with the occasional Chinook wind in the middle of winter.

Chinooks can range from a gentle puff of warm air to a rush of heat. They always bring a significant change in temperature.

How significant? Spearfish, to the north of Keystone, has held the world record for temperature change for more than seven decades. On the morning of Jan. 22, 1943, the temperature in Spearfish rose from -4 degrees to +45 degrees in just two minutes. That's a 49-degree change. Drivers had to stop in the middle of the street because their windshields suddenly frosted over.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 14:17

It's a most wonderful time of the year

A few flakes of snow were visible today, not an unexpected sight in the Black Hills of South Dakota on Nov. 18. But snow does stir the heart, because the Black Hills are as much fun in the winter as they are in the summer. More fun, a few diehard souls would argue.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 22:37

About Keystone

Nestled in the Beautiful Black Hills a short distance from Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Keystone is an attraction in itself. We have so much more than lodging, dining and shopping — although we have plenty of all three.

In the Keystone area, you can ride a chairlift, play miniature golf, ride horseback, take a helicopter ride, pet cute little critters, ride a vintage passenger train, explore a cave, experience gravity gone crazy, see all of our presidents in wax, catch a magic act and get lost in a mirror maze. Or make Keystone your home base for day trips to Custer State Park, Wind Cave, the Badlands, Crazy Horse Memorial and Jewel Cave.

Monday, 16 November 2015 12:21



Keystone Churches

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church

mt carmel church
1014 East Madill Street, Keystone
(605) 574-2479

Father Janusz Korban This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday Mass: 8:00 am
Tuesday Mass: 5:30 pm
Wednesday Mass: 7:30 am
Confessions prior to Mass.

Moving People to the Heart of Christ ~ We are a mission parish nestled in the Southern Black Hills of South Dakota, located in the town of Keystone, home of Mount Rushmore, and host to many visitors. How may we serve you?

United Church of Christ

Blair Street, Keystone | | (605) 666-4627

Paster – Chuck Landon - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sunday Service: May–September 9am, September–May 10am

Keystone Congregational United Church of Christ, founded in 1895, and serving the community from the same historic building since 1896, invites all to take part in our 2010 events.  The service is traditional but informal.  The Lord’s Supper is observed the first Sunday of each month.  All events are held at the Church building unless noted otherwise.  Tours of the building can be arranged.  Come visit us anytime!

The Church is located one block north of Highway 40 (up the hill from the Big Thunder Gold Mine) in Old Keystone at 402 Blair Street. It’s one of the featured sites on the “Keystone Walking Tour.”

Public Library

Located in the Keystone Community Center
1101 Madill Street, Keystone SD 57751 | (605) 666-4499

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 12pm – 6pm
Thursday: 2-8pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Closed Sunday & Monday

Community Services

  • Fire Department (Emergency) 911
  • Police (Emergency) 911
  • Ambulance (Emergency) 911
  • Ambulance Service Pennington County (605) 666-5033 Non-Emergency
  • Fire Department (605) 666-4428
  • Highway Patrol South Dakota (605) 394-2286
  • Local Information 411
  • Pennington County Sheriff (605) 666-4520
  • Poison Control (605) 341-3333
  • Police Department (605) 666-4520
  • Road Conditions South Dakota 511
  • South Dakota State Radio (605) 394-2221
  • Keystone Chamber of Commerce
    110 Swanzey St.
  • Keystone Community Center (605) 666-4499
  • Keystone Historical Society (605) 666-4494
  • Keystone Post Office (605) 666-4830
  • Keystone Public Library
    1101 Madill Street
    (605) 666-4499
  • Keystone Senior Citizens (605) 666-4808
  • Town of Keystone City Offices (605) 666-4827

City Hall

Click Here to visit City Hall's website.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 00:00

Jackrabbit Test

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