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

    Mount Rushmore

    National Memorial South Dakota

2011 Press Releases

March, 2011

3/31 Bruce Weisman receives national recognition more... Photo...

April, 2011

4/22 Webcam at Mount Rushmore more...

May, 2011

5/4 German Shepard arrives at Mount Rushmore more... Picture...

June, 2011

6/7 "Champion Recognition Award" more...

July, 2011

3&4 Independence Day Celebration more...

6 2011 Independence Day Visitation more... Photo...

August, 2011

5 Sculpting Class at Mount Rushmore more...

10 Time Changes for Evening Program and Operations more...

18 Clay Sculpting Class more... Photo...

26 Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 more...

September

1 Theodore Roosevelt re-enactor at Mount Rushmore more...

26 Mount Rushmore Winter Hours more...

October

6 Annual Preservation Work Underway more...

17 Fireworks Eliminated from Independence Day Celebration more...

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.