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

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

Sculptor's Studio: Closed for season

Sculpture Illumination: Sunset to 11:00 p.m.

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

Carvers' Café: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Shop: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


All times listed are Mountain Time.
 
 

Operating Hours for other facilities:

Self-Guided Tour Building

August 30, 2020, until further notice

Closed

Gift Shop

August 9 - September 30, 2020

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

October 1, 2020 - early 2021

Hours to be determined

Carvers' Café

August 9 - September 30, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

October 1, 2020 - early 2021

Hours to be determined

Ice Cream

August 9 - September 30, 2020

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

October, 2020 - mid May, 2021

Available in the Carvers' Café


Last updated: September 28, 2020

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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