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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Jul 27, 2015
We had a great time! Probably could use a few more people working to help with all the people. Very busy. Our site was nice and lots for the kids to do. They had a ball!!
Jul 27, 2015
My son woke up missing the KOA this morning and said when he gets older he is going to work hard and a lot so he can stay longer. Second year here and we love it.
Jul 27, 2015
I wish EVERY KOA had the facilities and conveniences of this one! Places to eat, car rental, ATV rental, horseback riding...all at the campground! We are already planning a return trip!
Jul 27, 2015
Wifi is horrible.
Jul 27, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
Loved how kid friendly it was. Nice people and super friendly!
Jul 27, 2015
The staff was friendly. We camped in a back in site. Driving in it looked like every KOA. The entrance to the grounds were nice, but past that point, the campsites were not that great. They need a lot of work. The showers were outdated. We did not use the pool or any of the play areas so I can not rate these areas. It was the most expensive campground we stayed at on this trip and the poorest site
Jul 27, 2015
enjoyed it very much.the grandkids had a lot of fun.looking foward to coming back again soon. thank-you
Jul 27, 2015
Loved the wine tasting and all of the extra swimming, and fun perks. The staff was so kind and helpful. Will come again and recommend to others. The land was well kept and clean.
Jul 27, 2015
Beautiful location,; beautiful facilities overall. Friendly, helpful staff. Campsite (240) sucked. Requested space for 30ft. 5th wheel. Unit barely fit. Neighbors had to move their vehicles to enable me to park rig. Was unable to extend awning becuase truck took up space. Muddy. Grass uncut. Might stay agian IF I get a better site. Have had better sites in national forests at 1/3 the price.
Jul 27, 2015
Excellent facilities nice employees and great activities.
Jul 27, 2015
We had a great time at our stay. Lot's of family activities. We wish we would have had some tree cover at our tent camp site. Other then that top notch.
Jul 27, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
WOW!!!! Everything is exceptional. From the natural beauty of the Black Hills to the monuments to the camp ground. Our kids were treated like royalty by the staff the Summershine ministry was phenomenal WE WILL BE BACK!!!! Thanks to everyone for an AWESOME STAY!!!!
Jul 27, 2015
Large campground with lots for the kids. Friendly staff. The 2 stores were out of swim diapers, which I thought would be fully stocked at a place like this.
Jul 27, 2015
Great place for kids! However, lot 262 & 263 are not appropriate for a 25-30 ft. camper. They should be reserved for pop-ups. Need a separate place to ride low rider rental bikes. Roads are too congested. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
Jul 27, 2015
My first experience is with the most unhappy staff and depressed staff that one are not knowlegable about their jobs and should not be in a position of dealing with the public. But this is just a reflection of the untrained manager or the absence of one. Also the site was totally unusable for pulling into and even the staff that directed me to nthe spot commented. This says no one checks.
Jul 27, 2015
Only thing we dislike about this campground is the amount of kids in the hot tub.... We ourselves have young kids so we understand however as an adult we would love to be able to take a hot tub after a long travel day or touring all day however here they allow kids to use to hot tubs as a pool would be great to have a hot tub for only adults!
Jul 27, 2015
This is a great place for families traveling with kids.
Jul 27, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
the nicest and cleanest KOA that we stayed at the 2 weeks we were traveling!!
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
First, we had made reservations in 2013 for our family reunion and when we arrived, we did not get the building we had paid for; the water was a horrible dirty brown filled with; the KOA administration was not willing to work with us. I do like the facilities, with lots of things for the children to do; the workers are very friendly, but our experience staying there this year was very poor.
Jul 26, 2015
This is the most AMAZING campground!!! There is so much to do. May not get great cell phone service but your on vacation who Care... It's all about making the memories with your family. I will be back in two years with more family and friends. Can't wait.
Jul 26, 2015
Very kid friendly and so much for them to do. Great for the whole family!!
Jul 26, 2015
Needs better wifi, was center in the places to visited.
Jul 26, 2015
Best campground we have ever been to.
Jul 26, 2015
It's an awesome resort. Staff were very helpful. Tons of activities for kids. Beautiful campground. Will be back again in the future.
Jul 26, 2015
Very limited wifi. Staff was great and plenty of other amenities.
Jul 26, 2015
Asked when making reservations to make sure I could get good wifi. Was told it would be no problem. I lost a lot of business because I could not download any contracts. I even went to your lodge computer that was hardwired to your network and could not download any either. I would be on internet for 10sec then would disconnect. To be honest you should refund my cost of stay as I lost 1000's! If I
Jul 26, 2015
It really is a resort! Wonderful bathrooms, best I've seen. Friendly young people working there. Everyone was friendly.
Jul 26, 2015
Had our two grandsons and there was so much for them to do to keep them busy. The shower and restrooms by us We're very clean. Enjoyed the horseback riding.
Jul 26, 2015
We enjoyed the stay, beautiful campground nice location the only thing that could improve is the water.
Jul 26, 2015
The sites are very small. As in, we asked to be moved from our original site because we couldn't fit both our tent and my truck on the site. The sites are very very close together, very little privacy. Other than that, the location was great and it was good for kids. We were overall disappointed, but not enough to really complain or move elsewhere.
Jul 26, 2015
Very nice campground. Would definitely rebook again.
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
Location was great for the places we wanted to see & visit. Food was ok & affordable. No cell reception or cable.
Jul 26, 2015
Fun place for the kids. Busy place though. Great pancake breakfast Excellent location.
Jul 26, 2015
Excellent KOA. It is huge, but with excellent infrastructure. We had a full hookup site, with barbecue and fireplace, close to the playground area. The kids loved it. To sum up, lots of things to do for the kids, not very good if you want to relax because there are too many people around.
Jul 26, 2015
Superb site, first rate amenities for the kids and the location can't be beat.
Jul 26, 2015
This is a great KOA. Though all of our children are grown it was great to see all the children running around the park. The Ponderosa Restaurant is great and the bartender downstairs, sorry forgot his name, was the GREATEST.
Jul 26, 2015
The campground was great and had a wide variety of activities that didn't have extra fees attached. It was also centrally located so driving to other attractions in the area really didn't take up your whole day.
Jul 26, 2015
It was great. We had a great time and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The Chuckwagon dinner was just fantastic and the food was very authentic to the old west. Thanks again.
Jul 26, 2015
Very clean KOA and helpful staff. Bike rental riders need to stay out of the way when RV's are leaving the park, they own the road and do not move for large motorhomes. Great place for younger kids with lots of things for them to do. Breakfast is a great deal if you are hungry.
Jul 26, 2015
Nice place to expensive
Jul 26, 2015
This location is overcrowded. The water is actually brown. The camper next to me washed clothes and they came out discolored. The cell service was miniscule at best. I was not able to find it at all. Although we were given a password for the internet, it did not work well.
Jul 26, 2015
I level site made it hard to step in and out of my May want to be more selective especly for older folks
Jul 25, 2015
Big campground, but really great! We had a wonderfull time.
Jul 25, 2015
Good location to be at was able to take day trips to attractions in the area. Had plenty to do at camp site too.

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