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Geology of National Parks, 3D and Photographic Tours

Geologic map of the Black Hills region

Mount Rushmoor National Memorial

This generalized geologic map of the Black Hills region was derived from the Geologic Map of the United States layer of the National Atlas ( The geologic map also shows the location of five national parks. Each park provides public access to major geologic and landscape features, and rocks of many types and ages.

Click on the park unit names below to go on a photographic tour of these Black Hills parks:

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Wind Cave National Park

Jewel Cave National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument

Badlands National Park

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