The 2012 Crazy Horse Volksmarch is quickly approaching. It will be held June 2nd and 3rd. This is your once a year chance to hike up the monument. This event can attract up to 15 thousand visitors. The Volksmarch is a 10K or 6.2 miles,
Admission to the memorial is free with 3 cans of food per person. The American Volkssport Association fee is 3 dollars per person. No pets are allowed.
Gates open at 6am. Hikers may begin between the hours of 8am and 1pm. The trail is gravel and there is a gain in elevation of about 500 feet. The turnaround point is on the arm of Crazy Horse, from here you have amazing views of the Black Hills. Plan on 2 to 4 hours to complete the hike.
For more information visit the Crazy Horse Memorial website.