Camping in the Mount Rushmore Area
For those who enjoy the great outdoors, but still want to be close to Mount Rushmore and its attractions, pack all your gear and enjoy one of South Dakota's many campsites. You can still enjoy the scenic aspects of nature, but still have access to many amenities that make your vacation memorable. Spokane Creek Cabins and Campground
Spokane Creek Cabins and Campground, located within minutes of Mount Rushmore and Custer State Park, is a picturesque area perfect for your camping trip. The grassy campsites located near Spokane Creek have a picnic table and fire pit, as well as the option of having sites with no hookups. This area is crafted specifically for tents, campers, RV's and popups. For your convenience, restroom, showers, dumpstation, and laundry are available.
Kemp's Kamp along Battle Creek in Keystone, South Dakota, is just minutes from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Needles Highway in Custer State Park. This site includes heated swimming pool, modern cabins furnished with air conditioning, and full kitchens. Shaded tent sites and modern restrooms with clean showers are available. If you decide to do some sight-seeing, Kemp's Kamp is centrally located near Hot Springs, Custer, Hill City, Deadwood, and Rapid City, each with their own attractions.
Lake Park Campground and Cottages
Lake Park Campground and cottages, on Canyon Lake near Rapid City's West Edge is centrally located near several Mount Rushmore Area attractions. For your convenience, the site offers fully shaded sites as well as furnished cooking cottages. For your recreation and leisure, fishing, bike rentals, kayak, and canoe rentals are available to you. The cottages and cabins are furnished like your home away from home, providing cable TV, wireless internet, and air conditioning.
Mt. Rushmore KOA
Mt. Rushmore KOA is known as the closest camp site to Mount Rushmore, conveniently located within minutes of Custer State Park. This camp site, which sits at an elevation of 5,400 feet offers several RV and tent sites, many camping cabins, two heated pools and spas, water slide, miniature golf, and a restaurant with lounge. For your convenience, there are shuttles available to Mount Rushmore, and Crazy Horse night lighting.
Rafter J Bar Campground
Rafter J Bar Campground, located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, consists of five camping areas. For your convenience, the camp site is minutes away from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, and the 1880 Trail. Entertain yourself with trail rides, hiking, fishing, swimming, recreation room and cable TV.