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 9:00 p.m.

Information Center and Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

Carvers' Marketplace: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Gift Shop: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Mount Rushmore illumination: sunset to 9:00 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

October 1, 2018 - May, 2019 rentals available inside Information Center bookstore 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Gift Shop

November 4, 2018 - March, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
March - December, 2019 Open at 8:00 a.m., closing times to be determined.

Carvers' Marketplace

October 1, 2018 - March, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
March - December, 2019 Open at 8:00 a.m., closing times to be determined.

Ice Cream

October 1, 2018 - May 22, 2019 available in Carvers' Marketplace

Last updated: November 4, 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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