USA Crazy Horse Monument and Mount Rushmore, from Mount Coolidge Lookout
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At 6,023 feet Mount Coolidge is the highest point in the central part of Custer State Park. This historic Fire Tower was one of the last projects completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930s. The Mount Coolidge Fire Tower is still actively used today as a fire lookout and dispatch center for Custer State Park operations.
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Take the Mount Coolidge Lookout turnoff on SD-87, three miles south of 16A. The location is open from 9AM to 5PM. There is no admission fee.