American History, Alive in Stone...
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is visited by nearly three million people each year that come to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about the birth, growth, development and preservation of the country. From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings visitors face to face with the rich heritage we all share.Read More
Service dogs allowed
Service dogs are allowed at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.Read More
Trip Planning Information
This information is provided for your trip planning needs. By visiting this link many of your questions could be answered.Read More
Special Events at Mount Rushmore
Many special events are held in the Mount Rushmore Amphitheater during the summer months.Read More
Mount Rushmore Goes Digital
Mount Rushmore's mobile app is now available free to the public. Get up close and personal with the presidents on your iPhone or iPad!Read More
Pine Beetle Infestation
The Black Hills area has experienced severe drought conditions for several years now, allowing the mountain pine beetle to proliferate.Read More
Did You Know?
A man-made opening called the Hall of Records was created in the mountain behind the heads on Mount Rushmore. Gutzon Borglum and his carvers worked on the Hall of Records from July, 1938, until July, 1939, but it was never finished.