Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch

12620 Highway 244

Hill City, SD 57745

Reserve: 800-562-8503

Info: 605-574-2525

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Campground Reviews

Jun 30, 2015
Top notch KOA. Good service, clean, friendly staff, lots of amenities.
Jun 29, 2015
Great stay!
Jun 29, 2015
WiFi was terrible. No service whatsoever. Could have lived without internet but not having phone service until we left was a bit worrisome. Campground was very nice with plenty of things to keep our son busy. Would be nice not to have to pay for extras like coloring t-shirts,etc,since we have to pay a resort fee. The prices for everything else are high enough those activities should be included.
Jun 29, 2015
Very very nice. Lots of great kids activities. Nice pool and kiddie pool. Helpful staff.
Jun 29, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
Everything was good except I felt they could clean up the bathrooms more.
Jun 29, 2015
We enjoyed our stay at KOA Campground. IT was so relaxing and enjoyable place to stay.
Jun 29, 2015
Bathrooms needed to be cleaned more often.
Jun 29, 2015
The bathrooms were always very dirty. Staff very slow in the store.
Jun 29, 2015
We were disappointed with several things. I drive a e4 ft fifth wheel..I was put in a muddy space for a 20ft ended up taking away space from the family camping behind us. There was water constantly running down the road which made it all a muddy mess.and it wasn't from rain!. They have a beautiful store and front space which is rather decieving once you get in back who knows what you'll get.
Jun 29, 2015
Awesome!! Very clean and well maintained. Lots of activities for the kids. Our dogs loved it as well. Thanks for the great memories!
Jun 29, 2015
My grandson and I had a great time. Nice cabin good food and people were friendly. Thanks.
Jun 29, 2015
Way over priced for a very unlevelled site. Fire rings not maintained.
Jun 29, 2015
Amazing campground. Beautiful location. Very nice staff. Perfect area for children.
Jun 29, 2015
The people were great very helpful. Could not have been better.
Jun 29, 2015
Amenities galore! This really is a resort. For us the only downside was the lack of wifi availability at the campsite. All else was amazing.
Jun 29, 2015
Great location. But campsites very close together. Also, wifi never worked so I was quite frustrated. But fabulous amenities and activities for kids. They loved the playgrounds splash park pool etc
Jun 29, 2015
Lots of things for the kids to do, and you can't beat the scenery. Close to all of the attractions and it's great being able to rent a car from the camp ground.
Jun 29, 2015
I have the compound information now, so I will be able to request a better site the next time we visit Mt Rushmore. It had rained a lot so the grounds had lots of puddles. Also the site we had was quite difficult to get into with a 35 ft class A motorhome
Jun 29, 2015
Site 597 was not usable and staff refused numerous requests to relocate. No attempt to fill potholes. Never again. All KOA parks move to bottom of my list. Site overpriced. $10 resort fee and we had no children is of no value to me.
Jun 29, 2015
The facilities were a little dirty, however,with as large as this KOA is, and as many people that come and go, it was expected just a little bit. We had an amazing time, and are going to make it a point to stay there longer next time. It is a little pricey, but it is the Disneyland of the woods. Thank you for some amazing family memories.
Jun 29, 2015
Other than the crazy storms the campground was great. Centrally located we saw a lot and had fun in or out of the KOA grounds.
Jun 29, 2015
Loved it. The supervisor was great. Understanding. Had a blast
Jun 29, 2015
There were so many wonderful things to do at this KOA. We had a fantastic time! The bathrooms were not as clean as desired. The showers were somewhat scary. However, the environment was beautiful, and there were so many wonderful, family friendly activities that we absolutely enjoyed.
Jun 29, 2015
Good visit. Kids had a great time. Nice bathrooms/showers. Nice pool areas. A bit expensive though.
Jun 29, 2015
It was first camping (Fifth wheel) trip. Couldn't have been more pleased!! Thanks for everything-what an awesome location for family fun!
Jun 29, 2015
Was fun
Jun 29, 2015
Great camp site. The only issue I had with it is pricy firewood but just buy your own outside KOA and you'll be fine. Everything else was great.
Jun 29, 2015
This place needs a lot of work. Sewer was backed up, park areas were flooded and muddy. For such a large camp ground, it could be updated and much nicer for what one pays to stay there. People were nice and helpful but just not happy with the campground itself. Maintenance is needed,
Jun 29, 2015
Perfect location, comfortable, tons to do!
Jun 29, 2015
Terrible, this is a very miss managed campground asked for a premier spot was put in a mud pit. This was to be a trip of a life time for me after a battle with Cancer. Made my reservation in March?
Jun 29, 2015
Very wet on the back road to the tenting area (mud). First campsite had standing water, the change was very easy. The camp staff was extremely diligent and friendly. The WIFI was terrible.
Jun 29, 2015
Loved it! Just wish there was more shade at some of the fun zone places.
Jun 29, 2015
Nice but overpriced and Poor wifi
Jun 29, 2015
I feel as though you took advantage of me you charged me $20 for extra services when I didn't use or need any of them the day I made my reservation I was told that you need to pay the extra $20 if you were going to use the services such as the showers that's the only service I used I was just traveling through an extra $20 to take a shower I got all my camping fee is ridiculousalso the campsite th
Jun 29, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
Staff was great. Facilities were horrible. Lack of bathrooms for the huge number of trailers and people. Gray water running down road. Yuck
Jun 29, 2015
We had a great time the staff was amazing very friendly and accommodating. I wish there was someone that patrolled the grounds at night we had a rough second night with an intoxicated neighbor around 3aam led to very little sleep. I also noticed the bathrooms were poorly maintained. I let someone know there was a stall that was backed up went back over 3 hours later and it still want fixed.
Jun 29, 2015
I understand you can't control Mother Nature and the area experienced a lot of rain over the past month but rather than issue a campsite that is a mud hole
Jun 29, 2015
Jun 28, 2015
Jun 28, 2015
As always we had a wonderful time and look forward to visiting again next year!!
Jun 28, 2015
Jun 28, 2015
WiFi should be fixed or stop advertising it. Great resort-style camp with plenty to do for kids (for free!). All staff exceptionally friendly. Fair pricing at the stores, bike rentals, and restaurants. Horses a little expensive. Best KOA visit yet.
Jun 28, 2015
Came in after heavy rains and set up in a flooded site next to the horse stables. Rain is not controllable but they had much drier open sites that they would not put us in. We are not horse riders and the stench was not pleasant. We had made reservations over 4 months before. We will not be back.
Jun 28, 2015
Great place for families and kid But in this day and age,NO CELL SERVICE and NO WIFI. I was told that they had been working on it for weeks, I probable will not return
Jun 28, 2015
Was a very active KOA,very large,lots of things to do for the kids,very quiet for as large as it was. There were two campers in our group, they were unable to put us together, they were quite far from us.Great family Koa.
Jun 28, 2015
Activties were great the comfort station 3 was filthy never sweep out in the 5 days we where there or washed out
Jun 28, 2015
Great location, very clean.
Jun 28, 2015
we got just we wanted they more us up higher in the camp because it had been raining so tent trailer would not be in any mud

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