Things To Do

While most visitors travel to Mount Rushmore to admire the enormous sculpted faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, there are numerous other ways to experience this site and immerse yourself in the human history and the natural surroundings of the Black Hills of South Dakota.


If you have one to two hours:

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    If you have more time, you may also consider:

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      A park ranger describes the carving process inside the Sculptor's Studio.
      Ranger Led Programs

      Learn more about ranger talks, Sculptor's Studio talks, the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota Heritage Village, and the Evening Lighting Ceremony.

      Image of the Junior Ranger logo with a ranger hat in the middle.
      Become A Junior Ranger

      Complete online activities to become a virtual Junior Ranger anytime or become a Junior Ranger during your visit to Mount Rushmore.

      Mount Rushmore Audio Tour logo with audio tour wand.
      Mount Rushmore Self-Guided Tour

      Learn more about renting the Mount Rushmore Self-Guided Tour.

      Last updated: April 5, 2024

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      Keystone, SD 57751


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