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.
Rangers in the Classroom
Mount Rushmore Rangers In The Classroom
All programs are based on South Dakota and national curriculum standards
To request a ranger program, please fill out the reservation form below and submit by fax or email. Please contact us with any questions concerning our classroom programs.
2013 Mount Rushmore Education Program Newsletter (1.45 MB PDF)
2013 Rangers in the Classroom application (75 KB PDF)
Did You Know?
Approximately 400 different people worked at Mount Rushmore during the carving process from October 1927 to October 1941. Although this work was dangerous, no lives were lost during the sculpting of the mountain.