Frequently Asked Questions
1) Who created the sculpture?
2) How much did the sculpture cost?
3) How long did it take to build?
4) Are the faces eroding?
5) Who is the mountain named after?
6) Were there any deaths during the carving?
Did You Know?
Mountain Goats are not native to the Black Hills. The population can be traced back to six goats, a gift to Custer State Park by Canada in 1924, that escaped from their pens and found their home among the granite peaks of the Black Hills. There are now approximately 200 mountain goats in the area.