Road Trip Day 2–Iron Mountain Road

If there is one thing I like it has to be driving. We started off our driving tour of the Black Hills in South Dakota by driving Iron Mountain Road. This road is part of the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway.



Several tunnels were created that frame Mount Rushmore in the background. This cool design lets you know just how much planning went into designing this road. Everywhere you look there are breathtaking views and wonderful scenery. This section of roadway also includes several wooden “pigtail” bridges that spiral on top of each other like a corkscrew.


Fields of wildflowers during the summer make driving the lower part of the road very memorable. If you drive this road take your time to pull over once in a while to enjoy nature.