Get to the 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.

You choose your camping experience!


The Lodge

Featuring spacious guest rooms in the hotel, rustic charm in our mountain cabins, or your own luxurious executive lodge.



Deluxe RV sites with patio, table and chairs; many RV sites with full hookups. Primitive tent sites, too.

Deluxe cabin


Choose from deluxe cabins, mountain or camping cabins, or neighboring cabins for groups.


Upcoming Events

Hot Deals!

  • EXTRA 10% OFF

    Reserve online or
    call 800-562-8503
    and reference
    Code: BB

    Valid Aug. 23-Oct. 3, 2016. Reservations required. Must present coupon at registration. Not valid with other offers or discounts, except KOA Value Card.

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  • Enjoy our POLKA BOGO!  Stay 1 night and Get your 2nd FREE anywhere at the Resort!

    Reserve online or
    call 800-562-8503
    and reference
    Hot Deal Code: C0

    POLKA, POLKA, POLKA!  Join us September 9th & 10th for the Black Hills Polkapalooza at Palmer Gulch.  Stay anywhere on the property and buy Friday night, get Saturday night FREE!!  This includes are newly renovated lodge!  Make your reservations today!  Don’t forget your dancing shoes!

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Enjoy great meals, sweet treats, refreshing drinks – even an authentic chuck wagon dinner show. You’ll never go hungry at Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch.



Shop at our resort stores brimming with essentials and vacation surprises –everything from regional wines to cowboy accessories and camping supplies.



So much to do, so little time. Horseback riding, hiking, biking, nightly movies, magic shows, live music, hayrides, swimming, tie-dye art… you get the idea. There’s no shortage of family fun!