Crazy Horse Volksmarch

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Crazy Horse Volksmarch

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June 01, 2019 - September 02, 2019

The Crazy Horse Volksmarch is a one of a kind organized hike.  It is a unique hike as it is the only time each year that the public has the opportunity to see up close the mountain carving of Crazy Horse while in progress. 

  • This is the only time that the public can witness in such close proximity the nine story tall face of the Native American Chief. 
  • The hike is 6.2 miles in total length
  • A June weekend event

Overview: This is the only time that the public can witness in such close proximity to the nine-story tall face of the Native American Chief. The hike is 6.2 miles in total length – that's the round trip. It generally draws up to 15,000 participants.

When: Spring Volksmarch is June 1-2, 2019 AND Fall Volksmarch is September 29, 2019

Where: Crazy Horse Monument 

Fees: a small entry fee per person

Details: The sculpture of Crazy Horse began in 1948 when the first blast took place on the mountain. The event has taken place on a Saturday and Sunday in June for the past 20 years.

There is no advance registration, but all hikers must check in at the starting point. The Memorial gates open at 6 a.m., and starting times for the hike are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Hikers must register by 1 p.m. and be off the trail by 4 p.m. No pets of any kind are allowed on the trail.

More info: https://crazyhorsememorial.org/crazy-horse-volksmarch.html

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