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December 18, 2015
Rose Parade Revelry
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier invites you to celebrate New Year’s Day at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

December 18, 2015
Introducing Find Your Park “Activity 99”
“Activity 99” is a list of 2 - 4 activities, places, events or fun things to do or items to find in several locations around the Black Hills, a scavenger hunt within our local parks, communities, museums, and visitor centers.

October 01, 2015
Prospectus for Retail, Food and Beverage, Parking and Other Services Issued
The National Park Service (NPS) issued a Prospectus on September 29, 2015, for a concession contract for food and beverage, retail, and parking at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

September 03, 2015
Area National Park Sites Welcome 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
The National Park Service invites all 4th grade students to visit their national parks as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program.

June 22, 2015
Sculpture Preservation Work Underway
Beginning Tuesday, June 23, the Sculpture Preservation Team at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be working on the sculpture replacing monitors and fiber optic lines.

May 08, 2015
Wastewater Treatment Operation Award Recipient
Mount Rushmore National Memorial wastewater treatment system team is the recipient of the 2014 Operation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Award presented by the South Dakota Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, DENR.

April 30, 2015
Pet and Smoking Boundary Map
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the pet and smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore effective Friday, May 1, 2015

April 30, 2015
Healthy Parks, Healthy People, Pet and Smoking Boundary Established
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the pet and smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore effective Friday, May 1, 2015.

April 24, 2015
Iconic Wendelin Smokey Bear Paintings on Exhibit
South Dakota dubbed the month of May “Wildfire Awareness Month.” A very special exhibit will arrived to help us celebrate awareness and promote safety through beautiful artwork.

March 19, 2015
Construction Begins on Youth Exploration Area
Monday, March 23, construction will begin on a new Youth Exploration Area at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. During construction a section of the Presidential Trail will be closed to the public.

March 18, 2015
Celebrating Ninety Years
Mount Rushmore National Memorial celebrates 90 years of history on March 25, 2015.

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