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4th of July Food Favorites - Recipes

June 30, 2014

Make your camping trip festive with 4th of July foods!  Known for our presidential history, South Dakota knows all about celebrating patriot style and we’ve come up with our two favorite camping recipes in celebration of this national holiday.

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Last Modified: 06-30-2014-13:12:08

Wet Woes: A Guide to Camping in the Rain

June 25, 2014

Mother Nature can have a cruel sense of humor.  It never fails. The moment a camping trip is planned, the clouds migrate in.  Don’t be caught camping in the rain without a plan.

The Black Hills are known for their beautiful green scenery which is a result of quite a bit of rain throughout the spring and summer seasons. So how can you avert disaster and salvage your weekend of fun?  Check out our 10 tips for camping in the rain.

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Last Modified: 06-25-2014-16:10:04

Camping Tips

May 15, 2014

Camping can be enjoyed by the whole family, no matter what age group is tagging along. The larger the group, the more planning is involved. Before heading out on your fulfilled camping adventures, make sure you are ready for anything. Starting with these few helpful tips that will make any camping trip a success.

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Last Modified: 05-15-2014-16:45:56

Staycation in the Black Hills

May 15, 2014

With the summer months rolling into the Black Hills, many people are trying to decide what to do for a family vacation.  Instead of traveling elsewhere, why not enjoy a fun-filled staycation the Black Hills?  There are so many things to do in the Black Hills and our Black Hills mountain lodging resort, Palmer Gulch, is nestled at the foot of Harney Peak in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.  Palmer Gulch not only has many different things to do in the Black Hills, but is surrounded by the beauty of the area which is filled with rich history and Wild West lore.  Need some ideas for a staycation in the Black Hills? Check out these top ideas.

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Last Modified: 05-15-2014-16:37:12

Black Hills Vacation: Traveling with Kids

April 28, 2014

Traveling with your family is a perfect way to bond, have fun, and experience adventure. Traveling gives your children an excellent opportunity for them to discover new, exciting places while you spend quality time together. Traveling with kids does not have to be a stressful ordeal – as long as you are organized and maybe a little innovative. A Black Hills vacation is perfect when traveling with kids because of all the outdoors activities and rich culture the Black Hills has to offer. Here are some top tips for traveling with kids:

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Last Modified: 04-28-2014-13:09:34

Preventing West Nile Virus during your Black Hills Vacation

April 28, 2014

West Nile Virus is a term we hear thrown around, especially during the sunny months when mosquitos are in their prime.  Unfortunately, many do not realize the severity West Nile Virus can have on a person infected. Last summer South Dakota had the highest rates of West Nile virus for humans in the United States.  Before summer strikes and is filled with mosquito bites it is time to take precautionary measures to ensure West Nile virus does not affect you and your family. 

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Last Modified: 04-28-2014-13:00:25

Traveling with Pets in your RV

March 28, 2014

Traveling with pets is a very important aspect to many, especially those who are traveling with a camper or RV.  Your RV is your home, so why would you not want your furry friend tagging along for the adventure?  Across the country, more pet friendly RV camping continues to pop up, including at our campground, Mount Rushmore KOA.  Follow these tips when you are planning on traveling with pets to make your trip or journey the best one for you and your pets. 

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Last Modified: 03-28-2014-10:13:52

Camping Recipes for your Black Hills Camping Adventure

March 17, 2014

It’s hard to believe that warmer temperatures are on the way after a cold winter. Spring will be here before we know it though. It’s time to get out the camping gear and enjoy a relaxing camping adventure in the beautiful Black Hills.

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Last Modified: 03-17-2014-16:37:28

Family Reunions | Palmer Gulch

February 18, 2014

Are you looking for a place to have a family reunion? Look no further than Palmer Gulch in the Black Hills. At Palmer Gulch we provide a variety of activities that are fun for everyone along with a variety of food options.  You’re sure to find everything you are looking for to enjoy your next family reunion at Palmer Gulch.

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Last Modified: 02-18-2014-14:10:36

Camping in the Spring | Palmer Gulch

February 6, 2014

You have probably been cooped up inside this winter and looking forward to enjoying the outdoors. Camping is a great spring adventure to enjoy. Spring is a time to gather with friends and family and enjoy the beautiful outdoors!

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Last Modified: 02-6-2014-09:07:25