The world is rapidly changing in response to COVID-19. We understand that while our country is dealing with and recovering from this crisis, camping and outdoor recreation with reasonable safeguards is important to our overall well-being. As an upcoming guest at the Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch, we want to be sure you understand what amenities you can expect to be available during your stay as well as our expectation that your camping party adheres to the safeguards we have put into place during this time for the safety of our guests and employees. The amenities being open or closed during your stay and our safeguards are based on the recommendations set by the CDC, state, and local governments and will be re-evaluated based on the most current information.
For the month of July, the following amenities are open with social distancing and sanitizing procedures in place: KOA store, Grapes & Grinds, Turtle Town, Prospector’s Pancake Tent, Outpost Store, Palmer Gulch Stables, Chuckwagon dinners, bike shop, mini golf, UTV rentals, golf cart rentals, car rentals, fishing pond, playgrounds, gem mining, bounce pillow, pools (limited capacity), waterslide, splash pad, activity schedule, live music, camper kitchen, group meeting facilities (at limited capacities), and basketball/volleyball. In addition you can enjoy the many beautiful national forest service trails connected to our park.
Amenities remaining closed: Gaga ball.
The following amenities will be closed for all of 2020: The Peak Grill & Tap Room, climbing wall, Mt. Rushmore shuttle
While you are our guest at the campground, the following safeguards will be in place. Following these safe guards is mandatory if you choose to stay at the campground.
- Adherence to social distancing throughout the campground
- All group gatherings must obey social distancing standards as approved by the resort
- Stay home if you are not feeling well.
- Wash your hands often. Cover coughs and sneezes.
We will do our part to provide social distancing at check-in and throughout your stay. We will clean and disinfect meticulously. With your efforts and ours, you should experience a safe, healthy, enjoyable time at Palmer Gulch.
It is of paramount importance that we keep you and our other guests and employees as safe as possible. If you choose not to adhere to these mandates, we reserve the right to ask you to leave the campground immediately.
—–THIS LIST WILL BE UPDATED WEEKLY ON WEDNESDAYS—–