Custer / Mount Rushmore / Black Hills KOA

Open May 1 - September 30

Reserve: 800-562-5828

Info: 605-673-4304


12021 US Highway 16

Custer, SD 57730

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Check-in: 2:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 12:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

RV Reviews

May 15, 2017
Very friendly, very quite and and wonderful plscr to stay!
May 09, 2017
The people in the rececption where very kindfull and helpfull!!! There was no WiFI on the backside campsites
Oct 23, 2016
Very nice campground with plenty of trees! Sits back off the highway and is a perfect location to see many attractions, such as Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer National Park and the wild horses in Hot Springs. Very nice laundromat and super clean restrooms. ❤️
Oct 19, 2016
The stay was great. We enjoyed the location.
Oct 16, 2016
I very rarely give the highest rating to anything, but I just really liked everything about this campground, especially the deer and other wildlife roaming around every day. Was on a trip with things to do this year, but will put this on my list of places to go to for about a week next year and just chill!
Oct 12, 2016
It was great, the people were friendly and accommodating. The wild life around the campground was fun to see.
Oct 12, 2016
Campsites were very uneven and needed significant leveling.
Oct 12, 2016
nice campground to stay.. felt like home, mgmt and guests were super..
Oct 08, 2016
Great location, surprisingly very quiet sites given location by the highway. Plenty of trees, excellent store, showers, toilets, laundry and nice sites. Would recommend and use this KOA again.
Oct 07, 2016
Great spot for home base while exploring the Black Hills! The staff was very helpful and friendly. Loved the rabbits and deer that inhabit the campground. Did not use the restroom or showers so I cannot comment on them. I would have given five stars except our site #101 was very tight - so tight, that the fire pit was just a few feet from our neighbors tow vehicle, did not have a fire.
Oct 06, 2016
Campground bathrooms were very clean. The campsite were way too narrow, and when our neighbor had a camp fire, felt it was way too close to our camper.


Sorry you were not completely satisfied with your stay. Our larger sites were all occupied when your reservation was made and the size of the site was explained at check in so you would be aware of what we had to offer at that time. Safe travels.
Oct 04, 2016
We want to thank the kind hosts of this campground for the excellent care that they give to the animals that call this KOA home. Deer and rabbits roam safe and unmolested. This is a beautiful campground with every amenity.
Oct 02, 2016
The owners and staff at this KOA did everything possible to make our visit pleasant and stress free. Our trip to the area was the best because of the people at Custer KOA
Oct 02, 2016
We had an extremely unfortunate situation on the last night of the season. The party next to us was playing music and riding motorcycles until after 2 AM. Several parties asked them to stop and they just continued. I guess they thought they couldn't get thrown out the last night. Nice campground but the last night left a bad impression
Oct 02, 2016
You should not call both KOA in the area Mt Rushmore thought we reserved the one in Hill City Very disappointed with this one!


When you arrived, we offered to refund the deposit so you could choose another KOA which you declined. All area KOA's were listed when you made your on line reservation. Sorry you were not happy. You made no mention of your disappointment when we talked at your departure. Safe travels.
Sep 30, 2016
Sep 30, 2016
We always stay at the Custer KOA when we travel each Fall with our 34 ft Airstream trailer. This year,we especially enjoyed the wildlife, with deer and many bunnies in the campground. The protective attitude of the owners toward the animals is great to see. Thank you!


Thank you for the comments. We are proud to be located in the National Forest where campers can enjoy the natural surroundings of which the area wildlife is a large part of. We look forward to seeing you again. Safe travels.
Sep 29, 2016
Conveniently located, super clean, all staff are extremely friendly.
Sep 27, 2016
The personal was great friendly and helpful. We just intended to stay one night and wound up staying an extra night. Would go back again an stay there.
Sep 27, 2016
Very clean, attractive and organized. Our only issue was that our site was not level. Since we only stayed one night we didn't complain.
Sep 26, 2016
It's weird that even though the pool was closed and there were no more breakfast (or other) events, price remained the same as if it were high summer. Huh??
Sep 25, 2016
Not as fancy as some KOAs but the facilities are clean and maintained. The staff is nice and the campground is convenient to area attractions. Quiet at night.
Sep 25, 2016
Stayed four days, staff was very helpful and friendly
Sep 24, 2016
The site was not level as promised.
Sep 23, 2016
Good could use cable tv
Sep 23, 2016
Bathrooms and laundry along with the staff were stellar. Dog "run" had barbed wire on three sides and it was close to the road. Dog had to be on leash. Close to Custer which was a plus. Sites were on very uneven ground. Trees were nice.
Sep 22, 2016
Very friendly staff, easy access. Clean bathrooms and showers. Solid WiFi. Gravel /dirt lots with lots of trees.
Sep 21, 2016
The bathrooms were warm and immaculate . The employees were very friendly.
Sep 21, 2016
The staff were helpful, friendly and professional. They went above and beyond to make the stay enjoyable. The amenities are well maintained. The campsites themselves need some maintenance (caps to cover sewer pipes instead of rocks) and upgrading to help level of sites.
Sep 21, 2016
Wonderful town and people. The Koa is close enough to all of the sights. The park staff were proactive in helping me fix a flat tire and guided me to help in town. Thank you.
Sep 21, 2016
Loved this campground. The staff is superb, the location is central to all we wanted to see.
Sep 21, 2016
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Facilities neat, clean and wee maintained.
Sep 20, 2016
Great campground. Stayed in a travel trailer.
Sep 20, 2016
Loved this place! We will stay here again!
Sep 20, 2016
Very nice staff. Nice play are for dogs which one of the staff members said would be fenced in the future. Would stay here again.
Sep 19, 2016
Garbage is a little problemen
Sep 17, 2016
Very friendly and helpful staff.
Sep 17, 2016
The staff were friendly and very helpful with any of our questions regarding the area and the ammenities were great.
Sep 16, 2016
The hosts were very nice. Campground was kept very clean.
Sep 16, 2016
Personal were very friendly and helpful.
Sep 15, 2016
Great place to stay. Hosts were helpful and friendly. Facilities were well maintained. Conveniently located for sight seeing and easy access to Custer. But no cable TV and only digital channels available were PBS children's and cooking shows. For the higher KOA rates cable is expected as part of full hookups. Otherwise no complaints.


Thank you for your comments. We are sorry for the lack of cable, but it is not available in our area.
Sep 14, 2016
This was our first time at a KOA and it did not disappoint. We will be staying at KOA's in the future. Thank you!
Sep 14, 2016
We were there late season so bathrooms pretty cool. Pretty sites but on side hill and harder to level trailer.If you pulled through as instructed the connections were at front of trailer. Because of deer in area you needed to watch where you walked
Sep 13, 2016
Friendly staff. Very clean, well-maintained shower house and laundry. Would definitely stay here again. Enjoyed our 3-day stay.
Sep 11, 2016
Had a few novice problems here but the staff couldn't help me enough.
Sep 11, 2016
This is one of the worst KOAs I have ever stayed in. Their dump is right next to your site which we could not find a level spot for the trailer. If you have a dog stay away, the park is infested with rabbits which you get yelled at if your dog barks or chased. Other than the office lady that checked us in the atitude was really bad.


Sorry you were not happy with your stay. While we do have rabbits as most areas in the black hills do, our dump station is near no sites, being down by the dog park. Dog regulations are in place for your fellow campers first, as well as for the local wild life. Safe travels.
Sep 10, 2016
Great campground, good location, my wife liked the bounce pillow. John
Sep 10, 2016
Beautiful RV Park. Thanks for a great place to stay.
Sep 10, 2016
The campground was clean and well maintained, staff was helpful. Restrooms and showers were clean and modern
Sep 10, 2016
Very rustic, gravel pads, not terribly level, but the location and wildlife made up for it.

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