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Change to Fall Hours at Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Date: October 27, 2021
Contact: Blaine Kortemeyer, 605-574-3170

KEYSTONE, SD – Beginning on October 28, the Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center and Information Center will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. The Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center and Information Center will transition to winter hours on November 7, opening at 8:00 a.m. and closing at 5:00 p.m. The Sculpture will continue to be lit at dusk until 9:00 p.m.  

The Gift Shop hours are currently 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and starting on November 7 close an hour earlier at 6:00 p.m. The Carver’s Café will open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m.   

Details on park hours, fees and passes are available on the park’s website and the new NPS app

Consistent with CDC recommendations, masks must be worn indoors regardless of vaccination status. Additional details are available at As conditions are subject to change, visitors should check the park’s website and social media channels for details on operations before they visit. 

Last updated: October 27, 2021

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