Alerts & Conditions
End of Season for Evening Lighting Ceremonies ApproachingEvening Lighting Ceremonies are currently held nightly at 8:00 p.m. through October 1, 2016. Starting October 2nd, there will not be an Evening Lighting Ceremony (until next summer), but the sculpture will be illuminated nightly from sunset to 9:00 p.m
Blackberry Trail to be closed from August 22, 2016, until January 1, 2017.The Superintendent of Mount Rushmore National Memorial has established a closure to be in effect from Monday, August 22, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 1, 2017, at 6:00 a.m. due to trail rehabilitation and construction.
Pet and Smoking Boundary Established at Mount RushmoreSuperintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the Pet and Smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore National Memorial effective Friday, May 1, 2015