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1-800-562-8503 | 12620 Highway 244 | P.O. Box 295 | Hill City, SD 57745

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Welcome

MOUNT RUSHMORE RESORT

An experience like no other

Welcome to beautiful Mount Rushmore Resort and Lodge at Palmer Gulch. A special place nestled among the pines of the Black Hills where you will have an experience like no other. We’re especially excited to show you all that our KOA has to offer. KOA has awarded our wonderful campground “resort” status because of all the

Left to right: Nathan, Jennifer, Ben, Staci, Dean & Billie.

amenities and activities we offer. We will do all we can to make the 2018 camping season one full of great memories to last a lifetime.

We like to say, “Palmer Gulch is the place where you can do as much or as little as you please.” Fill your days with fun activities—from horseback riding to splashing down our water slide—or you can just sit back, relax and soak up the stunning beauty of the Black Hills.

MEET OUR TEAM Nathan Lail, our General Manager, would like to personally welcome you to one of the largest KOA campgrounds in the country. Nathan, who is from Rapid City, South Dakota, has a great team to help 2018 run like clockwork. Ben Larsen is our Guest Services Manager. He and his family have called the Black Hills home for 10 years. Jennifer Karschnik is in charge of group sales and coordination. Billie Getman, Manager of the Mount Rushmore Lodge at Palmer Gulch, returns for her 21st year in 2018. Another returning veteran is Retail Manager Staci Anderson. Staci handles all the buying, setup and operations of our great retail outlets at the resort. Last, but not least, Dean Karschnik is the Facilities Manager for our beautiful resort.

THEY SHINE FOR YOU Watch for the SummerShiners while you are at the resort. They are Christian college students who come to the Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch from all over the United States to live, work and play. They are paid staffers who work various positions throughout the resort. They stay busy on their own time performing skits and leading family-friendly activities or casual worship services.

MEET OUR GROUP COORDINATOR Find Jennifer for information and to help plan your family gathering, group event or company retreat. She’s eager to work with you to make your special occasion truly memorable.

YOUR STAY AT:

CODY KOA, RAPID CITY KOA OR STEAMBOAT SPRINGS KOA codykoa.com | 1-800-562-8507 rapidcitykoa.com | 1-800-562-8504 steamboatcampground.com | 1-800-562-7782 Not valid with other offers or discounts including KOA Value Kard. Offer expires May 18, 2019.

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In 1925, a mining engineer had a vision for developing a country club in the Black Hills. He and other investors purchased land along Palmer Creek, at the base of Harney Peak, now named Black Elk Peak, just five miles west of Mount Rushmore.

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The Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch has a rich history.

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LONG HISTORY OF SERVING GUESTS

Over the years, through several ownership changes, cabins were built and golf, horseback riding, picnicking and touring the Black Hills became popular activities. In 1962, new owners returned the golf course to its natural state of valleys and meadows and focused on travelers looking for a dude ranching experience. Our current owners took over in 1972 with the vision to further develop The Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch into a destination full of great camping sites, camping cabins and other quality lodging options. It became affiliated with KOA in 1976.

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Great Food Choices at MOUNT RUSHMORE RESORT YOU WON’T GO HUNGRY AT PALMER GULCH! There are several places to enjoy a full meal or grab a tasty snack when you are on the go.

THE PEAK GRILL AND TAP ROOM AT PALMER GULCH The Peak Grill and Tap Room is just a few steps from The Lodge and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The Peak Grill features dining in a rustic log building with a slate fireplace. Dine in our 1920s Lodge Room, or view Black Elk Peak from our Sun Room.

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PROSPECTOR’S TENT The Prospector’s Tent is a breakfast tradition at Palmer Gulch. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, enjoy all-youcan-eat fresh-baked pancakes, including butter and syrup for $3.50. Also choose from juices, milk, coffee, bacon, pork sausage, cinnamon rolls, caramel rolls and muffins, all priced separately. Be watching for special nights with “Dinner under the Big Top” throughout the summer!


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CHUCK WAGON DINNER

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Enjoy an authentic horse-drawn, covered-wagon ride or choose a trail ride into the Black Hills National Forest to a traditional chuck wagon camp in a remote meadow under a big South Dakota sky. You’ll be treated to delicious Dakota-grown beef steaks grilled over an aspen-wood campfire and side dishes prepared in a Dutch oven. And you’ll be serenaded with live cowboy music while you take in the scenery and chuck wagon fare.

Why not start your day with a latte, espresso or specialty coffee brewed fresh from locally roasted coffee beans? Drop in for a wine tasting of local and specialty wines or for an indulgent treat, like our designer fudge, delicious local bagels, or wine slushies.

TAP ROOM Adjacent to the Peak Grill restaurant, the Tap Room offers a variety of domestic and import beers along with an excellent selection of wines. Our own specialty drinks or your favorite cocktails are available in our cozy pub, the Peak Grill or on the outdoor deck.

TURTLE TOWN You’ll find more than ice cream and other tasty treats at this poolside restaurant. Turtle Town’s fast-food menu includes gourmet pizzas, homemade desserts, and the best fried chicken and buffalo wings in the Black Hills.

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Shopping Resort

FOUR GREAT SHOPPING EXPERIENCES GENERAL STORE This is your first-stop shop in the campground registration building. The General Store is full of groceries, RV and camping supplies, jewelry, clothing and souvenirs. You can find a western necklace or purse in the cowgirl section, or get a Palmer Gulch or Mount Rushmore sweatshirt to wear on a cool summer night.

OUTPOST STORE The Outpost Store is in the Fun Zone, near the splash pad, jumping pillow and pool. It has a great selection of outdoor games, pool toys, gliders and cowboy accessories. Hungry for a snack? We offer ice cream, nachos, slushies, popcorn and other goodies. We also have bread and milk and other staples, as well as campfire supplies.

GRAPES & GRINDS You’ll want to stop for a special cup of South Dakota roasted coffee or a fine glass of wine at Grapes & Grinds. You can also search the store for wine gadgets and other specialty items. We stock regional wines like the Palmer Gulch Reserve Merlot or a selection of Prairie Berry wines. Check our schedule, because throughout the summer we’ll have LIVE music on the patio.

OUTPOST BIKE SHOP Palmer Gulch is a great place to ride a bike, so you’ll want to take advantage of our bike rentals to explore the property, with many models available to choose from — from fat bikes to banana bikes. We also rent and sell Strider bikes for the littlest riders, who can use a pedal-less bike to learn how to ride. For your safety, we also sell helmets, lights and other bike accessories. Note: Rental bikes can’t leave Palmer Gulch property.

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We have everything you need for a wonderful stay. Pools, a climbing wall, horses, bikes, UTVs, great food and so much more! Enjoy your stay! Please note, some activities have an extra cost ($). Activities run Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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SO MANY ACTIVITIES FOR YOU!

Swimming pools & hot tubs Waterslide Splash pad Evening shuttle to Mount Rushmore ($) Movies Evening entertainment Horseback riding & trail rides ($) Sand volleyball Mini golf Fishing pond (fishing license required) Playgrounds Chuck wagon dinner show ($) Wine tastings ($) Basketball GaGa Ball Planned family activities Tie-dye T-shirts ($) Hiking trails Giant chess & checkers Ladderball & cornhole game Wagon & vintage fire truck rides Car rentals ($) UTV & golf cart rentals ($) Bike rentals ($) Giant inflatables Kamp K-9 dog park Gold panning ($) Climbing wall Rocket launches ($) Local musicians Sunday morning worship

($) Fee required. *Activities run Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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WELCOME TO LITTLE BUDDY’S FUN ZONE

THE LEGEND OF LITTLE BUDDY The youngest of the five men who staked a mining claim to sift the sands of Palmer Creek for precious flakes of gold 150 years ago was a massive man with a barrel chest, long muscular arms, a hairy face and a twinkle in his eye. No one knew his real name. They just called him Little Buddy. Buddy never seemed to get tired. And he loved to entertain others on the long nights with stories, songs and homespun poetry. When the first sightseers came to the area, Little Buddy knew he had found his true calling. He could show folks the best sites to see. He served up coffee and cowboy humor. Anywhere a guest had a need, there was Little Buddy. He told his new friends from around the country, “I love this place and I ain’t never leavin’ it.” 8

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lives on! No one knows for sure if he ever did leave.

Sometimes campers will swear they can see the twinkle of an eye just beyond the campfire’s light, and maybe hear a rough voice chuckling after a funny yarn. Perhaps you’ll hear that same voice when the wind rustles through the pines, calling out “Get to the Gulch.” You can tip your hat to the carving of Little Buddy outside our main office, and know that his spirit surrounds all who visit this place he loves.


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These resort activities will keep you moving all day long! GET WET AND WILD

With our two pools, two heated spas and a splash pad, there’s no excuse for you not to get drenched and refreshed. The splash pad features water cannons, ground geysers and cylinder sprays. You can purchase pool toys and games at the Outpost Store!

TRY THE CLIMBING WALL This 26-foot climbing tower is full of challenging handholds and four distinct routes. This is the place for climbers looking for a big-time adventure. Tennis shoes and dry clothing are required. Climbers under 18 must have adult consent and be at least 42 inches tall.

JUMPING PILLOW See how high can you go! This campground favorite will keep you jumping throughout your stay.

MINI GOLF, BIG FUN Fore! Test your putting skills at the Kowboy Kountry Club, our nine-hole miniature golf course that has an Old West feel. Make it a friendly family competition for longest putt and lowest score!

GIANT INFLATABLES Our giant inflatables will have the whole family bouncing, jumping and sliding until the giggles overtake them.

ON THE BALL

The whole family will get a thrill from our slick waterslide. It’s the perfect way to cool off on a hot day!

Shoot a game of basketball and find out who is king of the outdoor court. Or show off your volleyball skills on our sandy court. Try something new with GaGa Ball!

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WATERSLIDE WOWS

Go back in time at the Palmer Gulch Mining Co. near the waterslide and try your luck panning for gold. With our panning kits available at the Mining Co. Store or the Outpost Store, there’s a good chance you’ll strike it rich! ($)

Put your best chess and checkers strategies to work on our giant chessboard. ($) Fee required. Activities run Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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SKIT SHOW

GLOW STICK DANCE PARTY

Get to know the SummerShiners, the Christian college students who work at Palmer Gulch over the summer. They put on a wonderful show. You might even get a chance to participate in some of their hilarious events.

Kids and adults can get groovy at our weekly Saturday night dance party complete with glow stick accessories. The party gets started in the Activities Pavilion each week. Glow sticks available for purchase for $1 each. ($)

BIKING TRAILS

RIDE ALONG WITH US

The Black Hills are loaded with great cycling opportunities for all bikers. The Mickelson Trail is a hundred-mile-long rails-to-trails route just three miles from the campground. The Outpost Bike Shop is located at the Fun Zone and rents Fun Cycles, Striders and Fat Bikes. Our bikes are not allowed off-property. ($)

Hitch a ride with Ole Alice as she hauls a load of straw through the campground. Have a fun, relaxing hayride with family and new friends. And we’re always looking for eager volunteers to help us patrol the campground in our very own fire truck. Come along for a great ride!

HIKING & WALKING

Get some experienced help from the SummerShiners in creating a tie-dye T-shirt. It is the perfect activity for the entire family. Your colorful design will bring back fond memories long after your visit has ended. ($)

Tap your sense of outdoor adventure. Trails to Black Elk Peak begin at the KOA. There are several shorter loops in the national forest adjacent to the camp. There is a wheelchair-accessible trail along the creek in the campground.

BUILD A ROCKET The SummerShiners will help you create and launch a rocket shooting high over Palmer Gulch. Then take the rocket home with you! ($) 10

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HILL CITY SLICKERS This talented three-man band has been entertaining our audiences in song for years. Their family-friendly stage show is a toe-tapping, knee-slapping experience.


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FIELD GAMES

NIGHTLY MOVIES

Frisbees, kickball, and three-man slingshots are just a few of the fun field games that the SummerShiners organize to keep the fun times coming.

Check with our activities schedule for titles and show times for the evening movies.

CHAPEL TIME

There’s nothing better than gathering around a roaring campfire after a great day of fun and adventure. This is the place to be to enjoy the company of family and make new friends.

We offer a Sunday morning service for those who can’t make it to an area church. Full of songs of praise and uplifting messages, this service with the SummerShiners is a great way to start your week.

COMMUNITY CAMPFIRE WITH S’MORES

($) Fee required. *Activities run Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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We have three Wi-Fi hotspots in the resort—available at Main Laundry, the Outpost Store and Mount Rushmore Lodge.

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UTV RENTALS Go exploring on the beautiful trails of the Black Hills with a UTV rental. There are miles of great Forest Service trails right out our back door for your entire family to enjoy. Inquire about rentals, safety gear and maps at the concierge desk. Must be 21 years old to rent a UTV. ($)

Rentals

For over 50 years, The Stables at Palmer Gulch has provided fun trail rides in the Black Hills National Forest for riders of all skill levels. Different trails through the Black Elk Wilderness Area and the Norbeck Wildlife Refuge offer big panoramic views, towering granite cliffs, high country meadows and stands of ponderosa pines and paper birch. Reserve your ride starting the Friday before Memorial Day by calling (605) 574-3412. You can also book online at www.ridesouthdakota.com ($)

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THE STABLES AT PALMER GULCH

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The Black Hills offers several beautiful drives with breathtaking scenery and lots of wildlife. We have a variety of passenger vehicles available to rent. Rental price includes admission to Mount Rushmore Custer State Park pass. Inquire at the concierge desk. ($)

GOLF CART RENTALS With lots of space to roam and plenty of things to do, the easiest and quickest way to get around the resort is with one of our golf carts. Pick up the key at the KOA concierge desk when you rent a cart for the day. Must be 18 years old to rent a cart. ($)

GREAT TASTES, A GREAT DEAL AT GRAPES & GRINDS At Grapes & Grinds, you’ll find wonderful coffees and a wide selection of wines. Buy five specialty drinks at our Palmer Gulch Resort store or Keystone shop and get the sixth drink free! Relax on the patio, enjoy your drink and a tasty treat, then find the perfect souvenir or gift! Pick up your punch card today!

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Events Calendar of

Here are just a few of the events you might enjoy during your Black Hills visit. For more information on local events, please visit the concierge desk in the main building.

APRIL April 25-29

Black Hills Film Festival / Hill City blackhillsfilmfestival.org

MAY May 13

1880 Train Mother’s Day Express / Hill City 1880train.com

May 18 -20

Custer State Park Open House And Free Fishing Weekend visitrapidcity.com

May 25 thru Sept 30

Crazy Horse Memorial-Legends in Light crazyhorsememorial.org Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony Check for times at www.nps.gov/moru

JUNE June 1-3

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44th Annual Black Hills Quilt Show and Sale / Rapid City bhquilters.org Crazy Horse Memorial Dedication Anniversary crazyhorsememorial.org 32nd Annual Crazy Horse Memorial Volksmarch crazyhorsememorial.org Mount Rushmore Rodeo palmergulch.com Black Hills Fat Tire Festival / Rapid City bhfattirefestival.com Crazy Horse Gift from Mother Earth Art Show crazyhorsememorial.org

June 24

Mount Rushmore Rodeo palmergulch.com

June 26

Night Blast at Crazy Horse Memorial crazyhorsememorial.org

JULY July 4

Crazy Horse Independence Day Blast crazyhorsememorial.org

July 10-15

4th Annual Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally visitrapidcity.co

July 21-22

Hills Alive Concert / Rapid City hillsalive.com

July 21

July 30

Native POP: People of the Plains – A Gathering of Arts and Culture / Rapid City nativeartsgathering.org Custer Gold Discovery Days visitcuster.com


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2018 Polkapalooza Sept. 7-8, 2018

SEPTEMBER Sept. 2

Mount Rushmore Rodeo www.palmergulch.com

Sept. 6

Night Blast at Crazy Horse Memorial crazyhorsememorial.org

Sept. 7-8

Polkapalooza at Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch palmergulch.com

Sept. 8-9

Hill City Quilt Show and Sale hillcitysd.com

Sept. 14-15

AUGUST Aug. 3-12 Aug. 8 Aug. 9-12 Aug. 15

Aug. 18 Aug. 23-26 Aug. 25

78th Anniversary Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sturgismotorcyclerally.com Mount Rushmore Rodeo www.palmergulch.com Custer County Fair / Hermosa custercountyfair.com

Deadwood Jam Music Festival deadwood.com

Sept. 28

Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup gfp.sd.gov/state-parks/directory/custer/ events/buffalo-roundup

Sept. 30

Crazy Horse Autumn Volksmarch crazyhorsememorial.org

OCTOBER Oct. 4-6

Nature Day Camp: All About Buffalo / Custer State Park visitrapidcity.com

Oktoberfest / Deadwood deadwood.com

Oct. 5-7

Black Hills Powwow / Rapid City visitrapidcity.com

Mount Rushmore Rodeo www.palmergulch.com

Oct. 6-7

Run Crazy Horse Marathon / Hill City (Sponsored by Mount Rushmore Lodge) runcrazyhorse.com

Kool Deadwood Nites deadwood.org National Park Service Birthday Free Admission to U.S. Parks visitrapidcity.com

Oct. 8

Crazy Horse Memorial Native Americans’ Day crazyhorsememorial.org

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6 1880 Train 7 National Presidential Wax Museum 9 Big Thunder Gold Mine 9 Prairie Berry Winery 15 Rushmore Cave 16 Bear Country USA 17 National Museum of Woodcarving 18 Reptile Gardens 25 Storybook Island 40 Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary 52 Mammoth Site

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WE COME TO YOU!

DISCOVERY TOURS

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Motorhomes 5th Wheels Travel Trailers

Sales Service Parts

pizza This Summer!

(605)-574-2824 23835 Mill Iron Dr. Rapid City, SD 57702 candylandsd.com

605-348-1212 ADS 800-788-0341

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3831 N. Deadwood Ave. • Rapid City, SD 57702 (1/2 Mile North of I-90 on Deadwood Ave. If you don’t see the Buffalo you’re not at Dakota RV.)

SERVICE | PARTS | BODY

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1022 North Turbine Dr. Rapid City EddiesTruckCenter.com 605-348-4900

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Eastside:

1610 Cambell St. 7A 605-721-5427

Westside:

1811 Deadwood Ave. 7B 605-399-3917 Fun Times |

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Events Palmer Gulch

THE BEST EVENTS IN THE DAKOTAS MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY! 800-562-8503.

Consider the Best BBQ In Keystone! House Speciality BBQ Buffalo Ribs Smoked Chicken Traditional BBQ Home Made Fries Salads

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s: Hour - 9 PM AM

10:30 Days 7 t. - Sep May

605-666-4949 80415 Hwy 16 A • Keystone, SD 9

605.666.4478

rushmoretramwayadventures.com

203 CEMETERY RD. Keystone . South Dakota

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KOA Care Camps

2018

For kids with cancer, the joys of childhood can sometimes seem out of reach. But at KOA Care Camps, these kids can enjoy a vacation while getting the specialized care they need. Learn more at KOA.COM! The KOA Kampground Owners Association established the nonprofit Care Camps Trust in 1984.

DALE’S TIRE & RETREADING YOUR COMPLETE TIRE SERVICING CENTER!

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ADS

www.dalestire.com 3200 Cambell St. Rapid City 605-348-1244 14A Open M-F 7a.m. - 5p.m.

691 Deadwood Ave Rapid City 14B 605-343-4560 Open M-F 8a.m. - 5p.m.

15 www.reptilegardens.com Certificate of Excellence

DISCOVERED 1892

Experience the Most Complete Mining Attraction in the Hills! Keystone, SD • View Mt. Rushmore

• GOLD MINE TOURS • 2 GOLD PANNING • MINING MUSEUM 13 Choices: On-Site beside Battlecreek & Claim Panning on • Bar & Grill/Gift Shop a True, Creek-Claim! 1-605-666-4847 • www.bigthundermine.com Fun Times |

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The Best Tours in the Hills

• Enjoy the beauty of the Black Hills! • Smaller Tours - Never more than 10 people per van • Personalized Custom Tours to match your vacation • FREE pick-ups & drop-offs from your Campground • Most Affordable Day-Long Tours in the Black Hills • Complimentary Ice-Cold Beverages included • All Attraction Fees are included! • Free Lunch Buffet! • Don't pay until the day of the tour!

“The best way to see the attractions great value for the money”

alpine inn On Main Street in the historic Harney Peak Hotel Featuring special luncheon menu with a European flair. Reasonably Priced • Homemade • Pastries Fine Desserts • Hotel Lodging Evening Menu | Closed on Sundays

FILET MIGNON

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6oz $11.95 or 9oz $13.95 served with baked potato, texas toast & salad 11 am to 2:30 pm luncheon www.alpineinnhillcity.com

Family Style Restaurant

Serving Lunch & Dinner Daily with a Western Flair!

301 Main Street Hill City, SD 57745 605-574-2959 21

16 See Mount Rushmore Memorial or Historic Deadwood & Lead. Or make your own Northern Hills Tour. Some other Black Hills Destinations include: Badlands & Wall Drug, Crazy Horse Memorial, Homestake Mine Surface Tour, Badlands Scenic Loop Road, Needles Highway, Devils Tower, Mount Moriah Cemetery Tour, Iron Mountain Road, Reenactment of Wild Bill Hickok shooting, Spearfish Canyon, Sylvan Lake, Tatanka Interpretive Centre, Wind Cave, Custer State Park, 1880 Train, Bear Country, Free Wine Tasting - Praire Berry Winery, Circle B Ranch, Reptile Gardens.

Black Hills Discovery Tours

Veranda Dining Open: Monday - Saturday CLOSED SUNDAYS

133 Main St, Hill City South Dakota, 57745

888-524-5655 • 605-920-1020 blackhillsdiscoverytours.com

605.574.2749

Mining & Stone Supply, Inc. Est. 1976

• Hands On Activity 22 • Gem Panning • Gold Panning • Crack Open a Geode • Explore A Hand Dug Replica Mine Shaft • Take Home Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

www.dakotastone.net 605-574-2760

3 miles north of Hill City on Hwy 385

Jim’s Mobile RV and Trailer Service

Need help? Call Jim! (605) 673-1955 20 years of experience, licensed, insured and warranty authorized RV Repairs - A/C refrigerators furnaces, awnings, all electrical and much more!

AGS AD

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156 Main Hill City

ThingsThatRockSD.com 605.574.9096 Facebook @ThingsThatRockSD

Hill City’s Full Line 19 Grocery Store Fresh Meat ∙ Produce Deli ∙ Liquor Store Lowest Possible Prices! Best Possible Service!

Open 7 Days A Week www.KrullsMarket.com

∙Firewood ∙Propane ∙ATM ∙Local Products ∙Ample parking for RVs/trailers

531 E. Main Street ∙ Hill City, SD 57745 (605) 574 574--2717 22

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1 0 1 G N I P M A C

Here are some tips and info to make your camping experience fun and relaxing!

• Have a flashlight handy for late night trips to the comfort station. Your kids happy dance is not the time to search for batteries. • We are in a forest with wild animals. We are not responsible for the poor sanitation decisions of the wildlife. • Rain happens. Prepare for items left outside to get wet, tents without a rain fly to flood, and puddles to form in the campsite. The sun will soon come out and dry everything up, but a wet tent is only good for those who brought a water bed. • Follow posted speed limits. Kids don’t pay attention while having fun. • Do not put trash in fire pits or leave trash out at night. We have critters that don’t adhere to our quiet hours and don’t mind making a mess.

• Turn off breakers on power panels before plugging in your RV. • Kids can get lost. Take a picture of them at the beginning of each day to help our staff identify them by what they are wearing. Please notify staff right away if you have a missing child, so we may assist you. • High wind gusts happen quickly here. Put away awnings and portable food/shade tents or anything damageable by wind whenever you leave your camp site.

If you have any questions or concerns about your campsite or cabin please let us know right away so we have a chance to make your stay great! Know who to contact of after hours in case of an emergency or late-night disruption. Park Patrol (605) 574-3424 (phones are located at the Comfort Stations).

CAMPING ETIQUETTE • Be a good neighbor and refrain from playing loud music and/or using undesirable language. We are a familyfriendly park with lots of kids.

• Barking dogs are like an alarm clock you can’t turn off. Please refrain from leaving them behind. Your neighbor’s nap schedule may depend on it.

• While walking or riding a bike, please stay on the roads and paths. Guest sites are not designated roadways.

• Avoid parking or placing anything in another guest’s site, even if there doesn’t appear to be anyone camping there.

• Clean up after your pets and always keep them on a leash. Finding a lost dog here is worse than trying to find Waldo.

• Littering is a gateway drug to laziness. Help us keep a drug-free campground and relax without regret. Fun Times |

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Reminders

A FEW REMINDERS FOR OUR VALUED GUESTS Here is some valuable information about your stay at Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch.

Book your stay today!

1-800-562-8503 palmergulch.com

• The speed limit is 10 mph throughout the resort. • Checkout time is 11 a.m. Check-in time for RV and tent sites is 1 p.m. Check-in time for cabins is 3 p.m. • Please keep all fires below waist height and do not leave them unattended. Please put all fires out before retiring for the evening and follow all fire restrictions if they are in effect. • It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to supervise children in pool and play areas. • Please have your trash out by the road in front of your site no later than 9 a.m. for garbage pickup on site. • Each RV site is designed for a maximum of one RV or trailer and one tent. Tent sites may have two tents, but they must stay within site boundaries. • The flying or use of Drones or any unmanned aircraft are prohibited at Palmer Gulch. Pursuant to FAA rules, part 107, August 2016. • Must be 16 years old to drive at Mount Rushmore Resort & Lodge

Quiet hours are 10 p.m.-7 a.m. Please be respectful of others. For nighttime emergencies or Park Patrol, please call 605-574-3424.

KOA Pet Policy:

Maximum of 3 pets per site. Breeds known for aggressive or protective behavior (including Pit Bulls, Doberman Pinschers, Rottweilers, etc.) are not allowed. Please do not leave animals unattended and keep them on a 6-foot lead whenever the animal is outside the owner’s trailer, vehicle, cabin or motorhome. Please pick up after your animal, and only bring your pet inside designated “pet friendly” buildings. CHECK KOA.COM FOR RESORT POLICIES © 2018 AGSPUB.COM • CROWLEY, TX 76036 • (877) 518-1989 • 3-18 JRN • MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION • D2096 JRN 12400

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