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 9:00 p.m.

Carvers' Café: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


All times listed are Mountain Time.
 
 

Operating Hours for other facilities:

Self-Guided Tour Building

March 15 - late June, 2021

Closed

July - September 30, 2021 hours to be determined

Gift Shop

May 1 - 8, 2021

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

May 9 - May 26, 2021

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

May 27 - August 14, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

August 15 - September 30, 2021

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

October 1 - 16, 2021

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

Carvers' Café

March 15 - May 26, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

May 27 - August 14, 2021

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

August 15 - September 30, 2021

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

October 1 - 16, 2021

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

Ice Cream

October 1, 2020 - May 26, 2021

Available in the Carvers' Café

May 27 - August 14, 2021

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

August 15 - September 30, 2021

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

October 1, 2021 - late May, 2022

Available in the Carvers' Café


Last updated: May 5, 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 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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