About Mt. Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch
Discover a vacation experience like no other at Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch, nestled in the beautiful Black Hills.
Stay in a hotel suite, Mountain Cabin or an executive lodge at the first-class Mount Rushmore Lodge. Enjoy a deluxe cabin or quiet RV site at Mount Rushmore KOA. We offer lodging and camping options to meet every need, with amazing amenities and activities for a perfect getaway.
When you enter the great room at the Mount Rushmore Lodge, you’ll be impressed by our two-story fireplace constructed from granite from the Crazy Horse Memorial sculpture nearby. But the quality is seen in the grandest room merely sets the stage for the quality you will find throughout the lodges 61 rooms.
Bigger is better! Live large at the premier family campground in the Black Hills and visit nearby majestic Mount Rushmore and impressive Crazy Horse Memorial. Located in the heart of the Black Hills and close to Custer State Park, Harney Peak and tons of attractions, you'll be busy on/off the campground. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, KOA's Fun Zone keeps everyone entertained with two heated pools, two spas, waterslide, splash pad, Jumping Pillow and mini-golf. Free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, golf cart and ATV rentals, guided horseback rides, gold panning, paddleboats, and chuckwagon dinners are available. Rent a car to explore the area on your own. Horse-drawn hayrides twice a week, nightly movies and live entertainment three nights a week round out the fun. Scavenger hunts, crafts, and inflatables keep kids entertained. Enjoy breakfast at the pancake tent, lunch at the snack bar and dinner at KOA's full-service restaurant. Hop on KOA's nightly shuttle to the lighting ceremony at Mount Rushmore.