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.
There are many wonders at Mount Rushmore besides the four presidents carved on the mountain. Take a walk along the trails and see nature's beauty. Below is a gallery of some of the more common wildflowers you might see.
Did You Know?
Geologists estimate that the granite at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will erode only 1 inch every 10,000 years.