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Rapid City KOA Kampground

I-90 Exit 61 (2.5 miles south), PO Box 2592, Rapid City, SD 57709
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

In the course of a driving trip from Idaho to Nebraska, we stayed in 3 KOAs. This one was my favorite. It was as clean and friendly as the Devils Tower KOA, The difference in Rapid City? The restaurant opportunities and easy access to the South Dakota Badlands. TripAdvisor hasn't yet listed Baan Thai in Box Elder, SD, but it's... More 

Thank tampatowers
Sooke, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This campground is conveniently located for sightseeing like going to Mt. Rushmore etc. The people are friendly and helpful, although the gravel sites are not level enough for motor homes. Some work to do there.

Thank Henny0410
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Just on the edge of the city, this was an ideal location for us.Wind Cave NP, Crazy Horse Monument, Fort Custer SP and Mount Rushmore were easy drives. We were in the smaller section near the entrance and the sites were good sized. Great pool and spa, bathrooms were super clean, friendly staff, and the fast breakfast at the pavilion... More 

Thank kitsuanddate
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We first stayed at this KOA in 2013. It was one our first experiences and we found it to be quite good. Two years later, passing through the same area, we thought we'd give it another try. Still quite nice. The bathrooms and showers are some of the best we've seen (2 years in to this adventure) and the staff... More 

Thank Cynthia L
Omaha, NE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Pros: Very nice heated pool, baby pool, and hot tub (though it doesn't open until 9:30). Great hot breakfast at reasonable prices. Nice store, very clean bathrooms and showers. Good playground. Lots of staff. Cons: Non premium sites are packed together in open area with no trees. This is literally the smallest campsite I've ever had. Kids can't even really... More 

Thank emisch
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stayed for four nights here and were quite happy with what this KOA offered. It's close enough to Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse and Custer State park but far enough off highway 90 to be quiet. We went to the ice cream social, did laundry and used the showers. Showers and restrooms were very clean and well tended. Our... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Stopped in crossing the country. Cabin was clean and comfortable. Restrooms were in almost pristine condition for as busy as this KOA seems to be. Ice cream social the night we were there. Will definitely use this stop again if necessary.

Thank P M
Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had just left the Hot Springs KOA so we arrived at this KOA very early (9 am) We wanted to rent a car and get one last day of exploring the Black Hills in. The staff worked very hard at finding us an open site that we could immediately get in to, and they quickly cleaned the rental car... More 

Thank Alan G
Olympia, Washington
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Quick and efficient check-in. Escorted to site. Had a full hook-up “premium” site with a not very level gravel parking pad. Needed blocking to keep weight on the under the front tires. The premium and deluxe sites were roomy, but most of the regular sites were pretty tight. Well maintained with lots of trees and grass. Well of the main... More 

Thank FinallyTime
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

First the good: breakfast rocked. Staff is super nice. Pool area is gorgeous. Store is cute. Decent showers and facilities. Nice laundry. The bad: the sites are so cramped and small they paint lines in the grass to prevent disputes. But I will say small sites seem to be the trend in the black hills. I imagine they've got to... More 

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