• Mount Rushmore, Washington, Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, Lincoln framed by ponderosa pine trees under a bright blue sky.

    Mount Rushmore

    National Memorial South Dakota

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  • No sculpture illumination October 6, 7 and 8, 2014

    Due to replacement of the lighting system, the sculpture will not be illuminated on October 6, 7 and 8, 2014. The mountain will be illuminated for 30 minutes, beginning 1/2 hour after sunset, October 1- 5, and will resume nightly on October 9, 2014.

Going Green for Kids

Hello Kids, this is our home Earth. The Earth is undergoing many changes:

Greenhouse Effect, Climate Change and Global Warming. Would you like to learn more about these topics and what you can do? Please visit the following site and find out and have some fun while you learn Earth Link...

Hello Kids, visit this site for more fun and to learn more about taking care of our Earth and Environment

Follow this link to learn more about the climate changes in our National Parks more...

Did You Know?

Jefferson on Washington's left

The figure of Thomas Jefferson was originally started on Washington's right side. After 18 months of carving the figure of Jefferson had to be blasted off the mountain and restarted on Washington's left side.