Beginning Oct. 2nd the bridge in front of the campground will be closed. THE CAMPGROUND WILL STILL BE ACCESSIBLE VIA HIGHWAY 16 TO HIGHWAY 244. The bridge is being redone this winter and the road will remain closed until the beginning of May 2024. Please call if you have any questions or concerns and we will be happy to assist. SD DOT Website
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Get in Touch with the Gulch

We’d be delighted to help you plan your stay at the Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch. Our experienced staff can advise you on everything the resort has to offer as well as the host of Black Hills activities and attractions. We’ll do all we can to make your stay with us memorable.

The Mount Rushmore Resort and Lodge at Palmer Gulch is open May 1 to October 1.

Check-In/Check-Out Times

RV Sites, Tent Sites
Check-in: 1 p.m., Check-out: 11 a.m.

Check-in: 3 p.m., Check-out: 11 a.m.

Contact Info

Call or Text: 605-574-2525
Toll Free: 800-562-8503
Fax: 605-574-2574

Palmer Gulch at
Mt. Rushmore KOA
PO Box 295
12620 Highway 244
Hill City, SD 57745