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Crazy Horse Volksmarch 2012


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.

About the author: Josh loves to take pictures and share them on his South Dakota and the Black Hills blogs.  Plus he enjoys traveling with his family any chance he gets.

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