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

    Mount Rushmore

    National Memorial South Dakota

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  • 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.

Wildflowers

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?

Did You Know?

Geologists estimate that the granite at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will erode only 1 inch every 10,000 years.