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Fall Hours at Mount Rushmore

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Date: September 1, 2007

Fall Hours at Mount Rushmore

            Superintendent Gerard Baker has announced the fall schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial will take effect September 4, 2007.

                Beginning September 4, 2007, the Memorial’s Lincoln Borglum Museum and Information Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily with the evening lighting ceremony presented at 8:00 p.m. The historic Sculptor’s Studio will be closed.  The Ranger Walks be held throughout the day. Other special events are planned for the fall. For more information visit our website at www.nps.gov/moru or call our Visitor Center at (605) 574-3165.

                The hours for Xanterra Dining Room and Gift Shop will be as follows:

Gift Shop – 8 am to 9:30 pm; Carver’s Café – 8 am to 8 pm; Ice Cream and Fudge – 11 am to 9:30 pm.

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.