These 5 Epic Mountains In South Dakota Will Drop Your Jaw

While Mt. Rushmore usually gets all the buzz when it comes to mountains in South Dakota, there are some other downright amazing peaks and buttes in the state that will drop anyone’s jaws when they see them in person. These towering formations create some of the most picturesque parts of the country and deserve some recognition.

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Where there are formations like mountains and canyons, there are usually waterfalls. We made a South Dakota Waterfall Road Trip showcasing many of these amazing spots that you definitely need to try before summer is over. This state is just full of natural wonders just waiting to be marveled at.