Belvidere East / Exit 170 KOA

While en route to Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park or Devils Tower, this campground is the best stop for exploring a re-created 1880 town before visiting the Badlands and the famous Wall Drug Store.

No trains, no planes! Easy off, easy on, only 1/2 mile north off I-90, Exit 170. Big rig friendly, all the RV Sites are long pull thrus with free cable TV and Wi-Fi. Don't feel like cooking? During the summer months, join us for a pizza dinner in our pizza cafe. There's also a fenced-in area where your dogs can exercise. While en route to Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park or Devils Tower, this KOA is the best stop for exploring the re-created 1880 Town before visiting the Badlands and the famous Wall Drug Store. Birders can look for their favorite feathered friends, along with deer, coyotes and plenty of other wildlife. A large solar-heated pool, playground, bike rentals and game room keep kids happy.

This is a gated campground. Please arrive before 10 p.m. MST or arrange a late arrival in advance. Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 90 feet. Your hosts: Robert & Lisa. GPS: N43.89120, W101.14810

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 85' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/29 - 9/3)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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VKR Appreciation Weekend Photo WHEN: September 13-14, 2019

WHAT: Value Kard Rewards members stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 13 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 14 for FREE.

WHY: VKR Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for Value Kard Rewards members to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

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Local Area

1880 Town

Murdo, SD

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION

Walk down Main Street of this 1880 town and explore more than 30 buildings authentically furnished with thousands of relics. Enjoy the rolling terrain of a sprawling homestead and envision life on the prairie. While at the 1880 town, you can also view memorabilia from the late Casey Tibbs, a champion rodeo bronco rider, and many props that were used in filming the movie "Dances with Wolves". Be sure to visit the Long Horn Saloon for a cold sarsaparilla, the gift shop, and the diner for lunch specials. The 1880 Town is hard to miss with easy access off I-90 and a large parking area for buses.

Tour: length: self-guided as long as wanted

Open: May 1 - October 31

Hours: Dawn until Dusk

Courtesy of: South Dakota Department of Tourism.

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Pioneer Auto Show

Murdo, SD

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION.
Pioneer Auto Show and Prairie Town
For a genuine slice of Americana, stop in Murdo and visit the Pioneer Auto Show and Prairie Town to take a nostalgic journey into the past. Established in 1954, and known as "The Big Variety Show", this an unrivaled celebration of America's romance with the automobile, and includes motorcycles, tractors, scooters, and bicycles portraying the history of 20th century America through their incredible evolutions. Most of these wheeled antiques have automated recordings for self-guided tours.

Courtesy of: South Dakota Department of Tourism.

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Wall Drug

Wall, SD

America's favorite roadside attraction, Wall Drug has been entertaining and educating the traveling public since 1931. Wall Drug has evolved into a 76,000-square-foot wonderland of free attractions. There is something for everyone at Wall Drug! AAA approved.

Courtesy of: South Dakota Department of Tourism.

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Hot Mineral Baths

Midland, SD

For over 70 years the hot mineral waters have run into the hotel's plunges to relive the body of aches and pains caused from muscular skeletal discomfort, trauma and disease. The healing waters have also been known to help with some skin disorders, respiratory issues, immune deficiencies by assisting the body own healing process through cleansing and detoxifying.

The mineral water comes from the ground at about 119 degrees F. Flowing to the plunges at about 30 gallons per minute, where it naturally arrives at about 105-109 degrees F. We use no other heating methods or chemical additives in the plunges. Just hot mineral water from the earth's natural source.

Courtesy of: Lava Water Hotel

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