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

    Mount Rushmore

    National Memorial South Dakota

Plan Your Trip

Click here for help in planning your trip to Mount Rushmore National Memorial. This document contains answers to many of our frequently asked questions.


American Presidents Road Trip

Interested in presidential history? The National Park Service has developed a travel itinerary with information on historic sites related to the United States presidents. Click here to learn more about the Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Over 90% of Mount Rushmore was carved using dynamite. Dynamite blasts removed approximately 450,000 tons of rock from the mountain.