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    Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch

    12620 Highway 244, Hill City, SD 57745-8902
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good26%
    • Average15%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible8%
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    “water slide” (44 reviews)
    “mini golf” (40 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 369 reviews

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    If I can reach one consumer of KOA, I will be happy. I will never stay at one of their sites, ever! We had issues with the Mt Rushmore KOA that caused damage to a vehicle in a cramped, unattended, overgrown campsite and they will...More

    Thank Randi M
    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    Packed, packed, packed. There are TONS of people here, and it gets loud at night. People don't seem to follow the 10pm quite time, and it doesn't seem to be enforced. Other than that, there's plenty to do here. Pool, mini-golf, pancake breakfast, smores, magic...More

    Thank Nicole M
    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    We stayed at Palmer Gulch Mount Rushmore for the second time this past Labor Day 2017 and were very disappointed in how we were treated in regards to a UTV we rented. Upon checking out of the camp and returning home, we were billed $212...More

    Thank Yvonne W
    Response from KOAResortandLodge, General Manager at Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer GulchResponded 11 October 2017

    Thank You for your response to this issue as it made me aware of the situation. I do believe that this situation has been rectified and the owner of the UTV business has also been talked to. I hope that we can earn your business...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2017

    This place is huge! It is very conveniently located within a few miles of both Mount Rushmore and Crazy horse National Monuments. It is also a short drive to Hill city, Deadwood, Rapid City and Sturgis. They have a decent central store, horseback riding, fishing,...More

    1  Thank Nowzar A
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    I finally got to go to Mount Rushmore. It's beautiful. I looked up at it and thought how did they do this. They have a bus that takes you up a little bit higher . I don't know how much it was because we walked...More

    Thank pattiandjack
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Location
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    • South Dakota >
    • Hill City
    • Also Known As
    • Mount Rushmore / Hill City Koa Hotel Hill City
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    Traveller (170)
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    Janelle444
    30 May 2017|
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    Response from mcars302 | Reviewed this property |
    Only cost not included on activities is the bike rental and stables. All the food was reasonably priced. I believe the pancake breakfast was $3. Drinks and sides extra.
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    hdaniel485
    30 July 2016|
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    Response from jennbender05 | Reviewed this property |
    Depends on the type of cabin you are renting. We had the basic camping cabin. One room. We brought our own linens. The bathrooms were a hike from where we stayed, so we drove for showers.
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    3 July 2016|
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    Response from NanaB12015 | Reviewed this property |
    We had no children with us on this trip so sorry cannot answer your question
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    Room Tips
    "Pick another lodge/campground!"
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    "If you want more rustic tent camping and quiet....ask to be away from RV and campers."
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    "Its a campsite."
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    "Best spots are in the 100s, close to everything. Sites are packed in."
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