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Mount Rushmore / Hill City KOA

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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I have tent camped at Palmer Gulch KOA twice. Pros: Very large facility always has room. Great restaurant and bar. Great store. Great Location. Great bathrooms/shows. Cons: No Cell Service. Large facility means that I always have to walk a long way to get to the bathroom/shower. Always lots of people at Palmer Gulch. If you are looking for a... More 

Thank Don W
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The first impression of this KOA makes is it's sheer size. It's huge! Check-in was fast and easy and the people that take you to your site were friendly. We were in site 620, in the far end of the campground. It was a pull through, but because it was at the end, it made it awkward to get out.... More 

Thank Anthony P
Niagara Falls
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is our fifth time to the KOA and we will be back again. There are more than enough activities for the entire family and the park is well staffed to accommodate everyone. It is a busy park with campers coming/going at all hours so don't expect solitude but this campground is organized to handle the volume of visitors. Since... More 

Thank Scott D
Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

They accommodated our request to be next to our travel partner's RV. Fire pits at each campsite were great! The store has about everything you need. We had the pizza one night and it was yummy. The kids enjoyed the fee putt putt, the mining, the ping pong and many more kids activities! The whole family enjoyed the $3/person all... More 

Thank Elaine A
Kimberley, Canada
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We recently stayed here while touring Mount Rushmore. Traveling with twin 11 year old boys in a small tent trailer we should have booked more than 2 night here! The place is massive yet it doesn't feel that way, maybe it was the section we were in. There is a TON of things to keep the boys occupied, water slide,... More 

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Clive, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a huge KOA resort with lots of things to do. During the peak summer travel season, it is very busy. My husband and I traveled with another couple and had two very large tent campsites with plenty of space to set up our tent and park. Water was easily accessible. Overall, the tent campsite was great. Location is... More 

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Kids loved this place. So many activities, swimming, mini golf, jumpy things, movies, basketball, sand volleyball, water slide, etc. Ice cream, wine tastings, pizza, gift shop. Wine tasting was not very good, but we were pleased to see they tried. Mainly sweet wine and most bottles had been opened up to 2 weeks prior. Had to ask for an actual... More 

Thank tiger1991
Blaine, Minnesota
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed in one of the deluxe cabins (sleeps 6 version), and it was WONDERFUL! We had a queen bedroom, a bunk room with 2 bunks, a living room/kitchen/dining area, and full bathroom - really just like home inside. And outside, the deck, fire pit, and grill was great. The only thing I would have changed is that a tub... More 

Thank Katie K
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel. They are quite pleasant. Each room gets either a porch or a balcony. You can even open the windows unlike most hotels. An added bonus is they have a free breakfast. Nothing fancy, waffles, oatmeal, limited fruit, muffins and cereal. There is also a very nice hot tub just for hotel guest so it is... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

The only reason I did not give a 5 rating is just that it felt a bit claustrophobic to me as the park was completely full and personal vehicles were parked kind of everywhere. They have a very efficient and proficient check in and get-you-to-your-spot system. We are a very long rig, 72' w/coach and trailer and they were able... More 

Thank Shannon C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From the convenience of KOA kamping kabins and deluxe, big-rig friendly RV campsites to secluded tent sites along a creek, the Mount Rushmore / Hill City KOA campground offers campers an exiting outdoor experience complete with picturesque granite mountain views and Ponderosa pine panoramas. Choose from:+ Kamping kabins+ RV campsites+ Tent sites ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mount Rushmore / Hill City KOA

Address: 12620 Highway 244, Hill City, SD 57745-8902
Region: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Mount Rushmore / Hill City Koa Hotel Hill City
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“Its a campsite.”
 of 5 bubbles jdr524, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best spots are in the 100s, close to everything. Sites are packed in.”
 of 5 bubbles jecsolutionsinc, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from #506 and #507 unless that's all that's left for sites.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbLynnM, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a site close to the waterpark if you have kids”
 of 5 bubbles 128dream, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“In my experience, all the sites are about the same. Sorry!”
 of 5 bubbles donw69, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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