Special Use PermitsThere are several types of special use permits necessary for certain activities or events held at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The links below provide information regarding such permits.
You can make payments for permit applications online by visiting https://pay.gov/paygov/. Enter "Mount Rushmore" into the search box at the top of the page and click on "Search" to display a list of our payment forms.
Primary point of contact:Staci Burchett
605-574-3131 or e-mail us
Fax number: 605-574-2307
During 2017, no permits will be approved for special events, weddings, filming or photography during the following dates:
- June 30 through July 5, 2017, for Independence Day events
- August 5 through 12, 2017, during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally