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

    Mount Rushmore

    National Memorial South Dakota

For Teachers 3

Mount Rushmore student guide. This guide will provide you with great information about the idea for the sculpture, the people involved, the presidents, an informative timeline, animals and plants, and park facts. Click to view or download.


NEW from Cyark. Teachers and Students learn more about Mount Rushmore through new Lesson Plans. Lesson Plans 17-26 more

Click here to view the 2013 Mount Rushmore Education Program Newsletter. (1.45 MB PDF)

Mount Rushmore Rangers in the Classroom programs. Click to learn more about scheduling a ranger to visit your classroom.

Plan a field trip to Mount Rushmore. Click to learn more about scheduling a field trip to Mount Rushmore.

Did You Know?

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.