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: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sculpture Illumination: Sunset to 9:00 p.m.

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

Carvers' Café: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


All times listed are Mountain Time.
 
 

Operating Hours for other facilities:

Self-Guided Tour Building

September 30 - October 23, 2021

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Gift Shop

October 1 - 20, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

October 21 - November 6, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

November 7, 2021 - March, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

March - May, 2022

Open daily, hours to be determined

Carvers' Café

October 1, 2021 - March, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

March - May, 2022

Open daily, hours to be determined

Ice Cream

September 7, 2021 - late May, 2022

Available in the Carvers' Café


Last updated: October 3, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751

Phone:

(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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