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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RV Reviews

May 21, 2015
Best KOA stayed at. Exceptional amenities, indoor shower closets, hot water, very clean and well maintained, superb gift shop and restaurant, several extras in season. The views are spectacular of the Black Hills all around. This would have received a 5 star except with no cell service, Wi-Fi is mandatory for planning sight seeing and travel. Half their Wi-Fi was down the three days we stayed
May 21, 2015
STAFF WAS GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!
May 21, 2015
Very nice KOA. good location!
May 19, 2015
Camp ground was great, staff was very friendly and scenery was awesome! Cant wait to come back!
May 18, 2015
Great staff and campground. Already booked a second trip
May 18, 2015
This campground was beautiful! The staff was helpful above and beyond the call of duty. We had a special request that they helped us with without hesitation. They do their job amazingly well.
May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015
Way to expense as all KOA's are now.
May 16, 2015
Everyone there took care of us promptly and effectively. Storm came through and staff had a plan for potential issues, sharing the plan and offering assistance 24/7. This group of people are a great team. My wife and I would highly recommend a stay here. The staff and the campground was one of the best camping experiences we've ever had.
May 16, 2015
Office staff very inept & not terribly welcoming. If park is open for the season then all the amenities should be open at same time.
May 15, 2015
This was absolutely the nicest KOA we ever stayed at. The bathroom/shower room was great. Wish we could have stayed longer and that the snow didn't shorten our stay. Thank you for everything!
May 15, 2015
May 14, 2015
Beautiful resort with a wonderful staff!
May 14, 2015
May 12, 2015
Great staff & very convenient!
May 12, 2015
We arrived in a snowstorm and had to stay a little longer than plannen. The staff was very helpful.
May 10, 2015
Even though we were there early in the season, the staff were friendly and helpful. At first we were concerned about the actual site we were assigned (size and distance from other campers), but it was quiet and suited our needs especially with two dogs. We did not realize how big this campground (resort) is!! WOW!! We just might stay again when we make future plans. Thank you.
May 10, 2015
We encountered the threat of a horrible weather forecast in the form of 12-24 " of snow. So we decided to check out a day early. Shelby Thomas in the office went above and beyond to help us plan the best route to avoid the worst of the weather. She was very sweet and efficient. With poor cell phone reception at that KOA, I would suggest adding wifi as a convenience to your campers.
May 08, 2015
Stayed there in May. Everything was closed. Showers were only cold water no curtains. Don't know if it's because we showed up to late or at a bad time. Otherwise super close to Mount Rushmore and very clean :)
May 07, 2015
May 06, 2015
Excellent KOA. Clean and a lot of amenities. A little messy after a rain since the pads are gravel/dirt and wi-fi is very weak. Very friendly staff. I would definitely stay here again.
May 06, 2015
Amazing place .....can't wait to come back!!!!
May 06, 2015
May 06, 2015
We arrived late and instead of the usual package showing how to get to the site , we had name and site number on the office door. We drove up and down rows to find our site beside the bath rooms. Fan on this building ran all night.As well we were charged a resort fee but nothing is open until memorial day. This was refunded when I showed staff the Ipad confirmation.
May 06, 2015
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May 05, 2015
Fantastic! Staff was exceptional.Beautiful well maintained grounds. Excellent proximity to area attractions. Would definitely return!
May 04, 2015
Bathroom/shower facility has unisex showers that were spotless. Gravel road freshly graded. Some sections have gentle slope to rv parking sites. Very helpful staff. One bar verizon.
May 03, 2015
We actually showed up almost 2 weeks before they were open for the season and we were able to stay all by ourselves! Granted we had no water, but had electricity. It was awesome to wake up to deer grazing outside our trailer.
Oct 19, 2014
Most of the amenities were closed for the season but we appreciated the central location.
Oct 16, 2014
THIS CAMPGROUND HAS NO PROBLEM COMING IN AS THE #1 CAMPGROUND FOR KOA!
Oct 16, 2014
They were very helpful in helping me resolve an issue with my tow vehicle. I cannot say enough about the staff and their assistance.
Oct 16, 2014
Oct 15, 2014
Oct 14, 2014
this park is more expensive than the rest of the parks we visited.
Oct 13, 2014
Oct 08, 2014
Oct 05, 2014
All the staff members were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely recommend this KOA to anyone who asks! The park was beautifully kept, also.
Oct 05, 2014
Hi, we are from Germany and traveled by RV from Minnesota to South Dakota. Your campground was the best on our way. Clean, comfortable, friendly stuff and a wonderful place to relax and enjoy all the sightseeings in the Black Hills. S. and G. Bauerfeind
Oct 05, 2014
Oct 04, 2014
very friendly and helpful staff beautiful resort
Oct 04, 2014
Was a large campground with plenty of room. Had an event when we were ther and was a pleasant surprise to the stay.
Oct 04, 2014
Best, biggest KOA I've ever seen! Amazing facility.
Oct 03, 2014
Great reception and directions. Poor internet. No cable TV access. Restaurant was open for last evening and missing many items. Would come again if in area.
Oct 01, 2014
I've never had to pay 3 dollars or any amount per dog per day at any rv park before.
Oct 01, 2014
You actually have a great campground but the lack of internet/phone service is unacceptable to people like us who run their business from the road! Wouldn't recommend this to anyone who needs to stay connected!
Oct 01, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
WOW!! Fabulous location! Friendly folks! Amazing forest scenery from our rv! Wish we could have stayed longer than 2 nights. Best KOA ever!!! and the restaurant on premises was such a bonus. Stayed in late Sept. but I bet summer would be so great with all the activities!! Highly recommend.
Sep 30, 2014
Clean and well maintained - just wish that all the activities and shops weren't closed during our stay.
Sep 30, 2014
Wonderful
Sep 29, 2014
Great place to stay
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