Current Conditions


Covid-19 Status

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is closely monitoring and will adjust signage according to community transmissions levels and masking requirements. Additional details are available below and at

Community transmission levels are currently MEDIUM in Pennington County, therefore masks are OPTIONAL inside federal facilities.

Visitors are always welcome to wear a mask if it makes them more comfortable.

You can help protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by:

  • Practice physical distancing by maintaining at least 6 feet (2 m) of distance between you and others.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
  • If you feel sick, please do not visit the park.
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Road Conditions

Current road conditions are available by phone by dialing 511 or by visiting South Dakota 511.


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Last updated: June 30, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone , SD 57751


605 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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