Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch

Open May 1 - October 1

Reserve: 800-562-8503

Reserve: 800-562-8503

Info: 605-574-2525

Info: 605-574-2525

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12620 Highway 244

Hill City, SD 57745

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RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 1:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am


Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

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Sites snuggled against the hillside provide a rustic, but not quite primitive camping experience. Water and electric is provided. A plug converter may be required for some devices.

Up to 8 people.

  • Back In
  • 30 Amps
  • Water/Electric
  • Gravel Site Pad
  • Pets Allowed($)

Our deluxe tent sites offer a picnic shelter with 20amp & USB plug-ins. They are a great escape from the rain or use as a charging station. Enjoy a book or game at night with built in lighting

Up to 8 people.

  • Tent Site
  • Grass Site Pad
  • Electric Only
  • Charging Station Onsite
  • Pets Allowed($)

Our generous tent sites are perfect for your family getaway. Whether you're looking for a quiet, secluded site or something near the Fun Zone we can fit your needs.

Up to 8 people.

  • Tent Site
  • No Hookups
  • Pets Allowed($)

These 2 room cabins are a great alternative to tenting. Stay warm and dry while camping in the mountains.

Sleeps up to 6 people.

  • 2 Bunk Bed Set-Singles
  • 1 Full Bed
  • Bring Your Own Linens
  • Pets Allowed($)

Enjoy a Dry, warmer and comfy camping trip in our camping cabins. This provides the safety and security of a tent with walls.

Sleeps up to 5 people.

  • 1 Bunk Bed Set-Single
  • 1 Bunk Bed Set-Full
  • Bring Your Own Linens
  • Pets Allowed($)

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Campground Notes

Thank you for choosing the Mt. Rushmore KOA & The Lodge at Palmer Gulch!
For additional information, please call 1-800-562-8503 or online at
For Group & Rally information, please go to the Group Section on our page.

All reservations will be subject to a $10.00 per night Resort Fee. $3.00 per pet, per night will be charged for RV, tent and camping cabins. $10.00 per pet,per night will be charged for deluxe cabins.
We reserve the right to adjust reservations based on RV type, size, and utility requirements.

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