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Plan to link Mickelson Trail to Mount Rushmore faces tall challenge

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KEYSTONE (AP) — A plan to connect a hiking and biking trail to Mount Rushmore National Memorial is facing a tall challenge.


South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is working to extend George S. Mickelson Trail to Mount Rushmore, but the 566-foot vertical ascent from the trail's current end to the memorial is presenting a problem to the department.

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