Operating Hours and Seasons

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 and Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sculptor's Studio: Closed until spring, 2019, for renovation project.

Carvers' Marketplace: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Gift Shop: 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Mount Rushmore illumination: 8:30 to 11:00 p.m.


All times listed are Mountain Time.
 
 

Operating Hours for other facilities:

Lakota, Nakota and Dakota Heritage Village

August 11, 2018 - early June, 2019 Closed for season


Audio Tour Building

May 25 - September 30, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(rentals available inside Information Center bookstore from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
October 1, 2018 - May, 2019 rentals available inside Information Center bookstore 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Gift Shop

August 12 - September 30, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
October 1 - 10, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
October 11 - 17, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 18 - 24, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
October 25 - November 3, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
November 4, 2018 - March, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Carvers' Marketplace

August 12 - September 30, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 1, 2018 - March, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ice Cream

August 12 - September 30, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 1, 2018 - May 22, 2019 available in Carvers' Marketplace

Last updated: August 12, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751

Phone:

(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered 7 days a week. Hours are 8:00 - 5:00 October through May, 8:00 - 10:00 June through mid-August and 8:00 - 9:00 mid-August through September. All times are Mountain Time.

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