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Fall Adjustment to Operations at Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Date: September 30, 2021
Contact: Blaine Kortemeyer, 605-574-3170

KEYSTONE, SD – Beginning on October 1, the lighting of the sculpture will begin at dusk and last until 9:00 p.m. The Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center and Information Center will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. The Gift Shop will open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 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: September 30, 2021

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Keystone , SD 57751


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