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.
Ranger Program (30 minutes) Free
Learn about the tools and techniques used in the carving of the mountain sculpture. Talks include stories from the workers, demonstrations of the tools and the artist's working model. Programs are offered frequently each day throughout the summer months. (Schedule will be posted at the Information Center and Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center).
Evening Program (45 minutes -Weather Permitting) Free
Audio Tour (30-120 minutes) Rental Fee Charged
Did You Know?
Blue Flax is one of the common flowers found at Mount Rushmore in late spring and early summer. American Indians used seeds from this plant to flavor their food.