There is no entrance fee for Mount Rushmore National Memorial. However, fees are required to park at the memorial. Parking fee for Seniors, 62 and older, is $5 and Active Duty Military parking is free.
What park is Mount Rushmore in?
The memorial is carved on the northwest margin of the Black Elk Peak granite batholith in the Black Hills of South Dakota, so the geologic formations of the heart of the Black Hills region are also evident at Mount Rushmore.
What other attractions are near Mount Rushmore?
Follow the links below to learn more about visiting these other natural and historic sites.
- Badlands National Park. This national park is 1.5 hours from Mount Rushmore.
- Devils Tower National Monument.
- Jewel Cave National Monument.
- Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.
- Wind Cave National Park.