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: Closed until further notice

Sculptor's Studio: Closed for the season

Carvers' Café: Closed until further notice

Gift Shop: Closed until further notice

Mount Rushmore illumination: sunset to 11:00 p.m.

All times listed are Mountain Time.

Operating Hours for other facilities:

Self-Guided Tour Building

Closed until further notice.

Gift Shop

Closed until further notice.

Carvers' Café

Closed until further notice.

Ice Cream

Closed until further notice.

Last updated: April 1, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751


(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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