Rapid City KOA

3010 East Highway 44

Rapid City, SD 57703

Reserve: 800-562-8504

Info: 605-348-2111

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Campground Amenities

Amenities Overview

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 80' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV ($)
  • Pool (5/27 - 9/5)
  • Hot Tub / Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Tour Shuttle ($)

Unique Amenities

  • Firerings at each site
  • Kamping Kabins
  • Picnic Tables at each site
  • Planned Activities Available

Campground Activities


Pancake breakfast (every morning)

Check out our All You Can Eat pancakes for $3.00 every morning.

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Watermelon feeds

Visit our once a week Watermelon Feed for a juicy summer treat.

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Ice cream socials

Do you love ice cream?  Once a week ice cream socials.
$1.00 per scoop.

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Cowboy poetry

A local legend, John Horton, sings and tells stories from a cowboy's point of view.  Performing twice a week, John keeps the crowd entertained with his Western humor and wisdom.

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Smores Parties

Come and roast some marshmallows.  Enjoy the ooey gooey goodness in front of a campfire.

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Meet Your Hosts

Carla Jacobsen, Mgr /Recreational Adventures Co.

"Our campers enjoy the convenience of heading into the Black Hills from the campground."

It was 1993, and Carla Jacobsen had just started a job as a front desk clerk at the Mt. Rushmore KOA. Fast-forward more than 15 years, and she is now the manager of the Rapid City KOA, one of the oldest and most established KOA kampgrounds in North America.

But while Mt. Rushmore and Rapid City are within a stone's throw of one another, Carla traveled a long road between the two.

"I stayed at Mt. Rushmore KOA for 8 years," she said, "eventually becoming supervisor. But then I went on to work at many other campgrounds owned by Recreational Adventures Co, including the Capitol KOA in Maryland, Newburgh KOA in New York, Pine Island KOA in Florida, the Harpers Ferry KOA in West Virginia and the Front Royal KOA in Virginia."

And although some folks might not like staying on the go, it was the perfect lifestyle for Carla. She is an avid tent camper who enjoys visiting National Parks, hiking and scrapbooking her many adventures.

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