The visitor facilities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial are open all year, seven days a week, with the exception of December 25th. On December 25th, weather permitting, the parking structure and grounds remain open, but all buildings are closed.
Overnight parking is not permitted within the boundaries of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
Current hours are:
Parking structure and memorial grounds: 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Information Center: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sculptor's Studio: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Carvers' Café: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Gift Shop: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Mount Rushmore illumination: approximately 9:15 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
All times listed are Mountain Time.