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What is the Mt. Rushmore Evening Ceremony?

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What is the Mt. Rushmore Evening Ceremony?

What is the Mt. Rushmore Evening Ceremony? What is the time, duration? Thanks.

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1. Re: What is the Mt. Rushmore Evening Ceremony?

Here is a link to a recent thread on the subject. Read the responses to the original post:

tripadvisor.com/…59314351

Hope this helps.

Heed what the posters say about staying nearby if doing this ceremony. Just had another friend hit a deer out there.

Edited: 09 July 2014, 16:28
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It is very worthwhile-we had visited twice during the day and on our last visit did the night lighting-completely different experience and very moving. Agree with the harrowing drive back however-we were staying in CSP and deer jumping out all over on the winding road was definitely nerve wracking. Still worth it-just be aware and take it slow!

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3. Re: What is the Mt. Rushmore Evening Ceremony?

How early do you suggest arriving for the lighting ceremony?

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4. Re: What is the Mt. Rushmore Evening Ceremony?

SooseeQ,

If you just want to see the monument during daylight hours and stay for the lighting, I'd recommend arriving by 5 p.m. This will give you time to see the Sculptor's Studio, visitor's center, and Presidential Trail. If you split your visit, and return for the ceremony later in the day, I'd arrive no later than 8 p.m

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