• 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.

Donations

Donations:

Your tax-deductable gift furthers important work at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Private donations help preserve the various natural and cultural resources, maintain trails, and provide brochures and interpretive programs each year. Donations may be dedicated to enhancing specific activities, such as visitor services, educational programs, maintenance, research, or scientific study. These can be made by check or money order, payable to:

National Park Service
Park Superintendent
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
13000 Hwy 244 Bldg 31 Suite 1
Keystone, SD 57751

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Many American Indian tribes used prairie coneflower to treat headaches and to produce a yellow dye. This flower blooms at Mount Rushmore from late June to September.