Plan Your Visit

Visitors walk along the Avenue of Flags with Mount Rushmore in the background.
Visitors walk along the Avenue of Flags with Mount Rushmore in the background.

NPS

 
Nearly three million people visit Mount Rushmore each year. The busiest months are June, July and August. May, September and October are less busy and popular months to visit as well. Use the links below to plan your visit to Mount Rushmore and the surrounding Black Hills.
 
Photo of Mount Rushmore from the East side.

Basic Information

Get the information you need to help plan a visit to Mount Rushmore.

Map of the Black Hills area.

Directions and Transportation

How do I get there? Visit this page for maps, directions and travel suggestions.

Restaurant and lodging map symbols

Eating and Sleeping

Find out about nearby restaurants, lodging and camping.

Photograph of the front of the Information Center at Mount Rushmore.

Places to Go

Learn more about some of the places to go at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Visitors starting out on the Presidential Trail.

Things to Do

Explore what you can do during your visit to Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Image of an automatic door button at Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Accessibility

Get information about the accessibility of Mount Rushmore's facilities.

An image of the colorful rock layers in Badlands National Park.

Nearby Attractions

Discover some of the other nearby National Park Service sites.

 

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.

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