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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD

National Park Service

Overview

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is visited by nearly three million people each year that come to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about the birth, growth, development and preservation of the country. From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings visitors face to face with the rich heritage we all share.

Recreational Activities:

  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
13000 Hwy 244 Bldg 31 Suite 1
Keystone,SD,57751
Phone: (605) 574 2523
Email: Ed_Menard@nps.gov

Directions:

Getting There
Plane
Rapid City Regional Airport: 35 miles to the memorial from Rapid City Regional Airport.
Car
Car Visitors traveling on I-90 should exit at Rapid City and follow Highway 16 southwest to Keystone and then Highway 244 to Mount Rushmore. Visitors coming from the south should follow Highway 385 north to Highway 244, which is the road leading to the memorial.
Public Transportation
Rental cars or private tour companies can bring visitors to the memorial from Rapid City, SD. Personal vehicles are the most common form of transportation. No public transportation options exist.
Getting Around
Mount Rushmore National Memorial facilities are concentrated in a central area with pedestrian access from parking. Plan on at least a 2 hour stay to fully enjoy the memorial.
 

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