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February 15, 2017
Upcoming Sculpture Preservation Work
Friday, February 17th, members of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Preservation Team and engineers from RESPEC Engineering from Rapid City, South Dakota, will be performing monitor maintenance on the face of the sculpture.

February 06, 2017
Heartland of America Band Performs on President’s Day
Celebrate President’s Day at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and enjoy the sounds of Offutt Brass.

January 26, 2017
Carvers Cafe Begins to Change
On January 26 the Carvers Cafe at Mount Rushmore will begin to transform.

December 20, 2016
Prescribed Burn To Reduce Slash Piles
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will implement a prescribed burn to reduce accumulated slash piles in support of the park’s fire management plan.

September 08, 2016
Sculpture Preservation
The week of September 12th through 16th the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Preservation Team will be on the mountain. Periodically the Presidential Trail will be closed during the hauling process due to safety reasons.

April 16, 2016
New Climate Friendly Park
Celebrating National Park Week, Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces Mount Rushmore National Memorial has achieved Climate Friendly Park (CFP) status.

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