What's going on News SITE ACCESS STATUS SITE ACCESS STATUS RUSHMERE COUNTRY PARK - October opening hours 8.30am - 7.30pm until the clocks go back. From Sunday 27 October winter opening hours resume with the park closing at 5pm until the end of March 2020. Cafe and visitor centre open 10am - 4pm. Site Closures - Adverse Conditions / Poor Weather (Snow and Gales) Our Ranger teams monitor the Met Office weather warning system for weather conditions and will take any reasonable action to close sites for public access where: Mean wind speeds exceed 42 mph/Force 7-8. Snow (5 cm and above) and Ice. make conditions hazardous. If advance weather reports indicate that these conditions will exceed the above criteria, a decision may be made to close entrances until conditions improve and a Ranger has inspected the site. Please note that it is not feasible to close all entrances to all sites, but we shall, as soon as is practical, close main entrances or identify the increased risk via this web page.