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Camping suggestions

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Camping suggestions

Looking for some campsite suggestions near Mount Rushmore. We have a travel trailer and will be there in June. The only requirement is that it has electricity.


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1. Re: Camping suggestions

First, I always preface my suggestions by saying I'm not a camper, so I am going solely on recommendations I have seen on these forums.

Many enjoy camping in Custer State Park,and most sites have electricity. Here's a website that offers informations on campgrounds in the park:


For a few more amenities and closer to Rushmore, some like Palmer Gulch Campground.


Another option I have heard is nice is Rafter J Campground in Hill City.


I'm sure others will submit ideas as well.

If you haven't already done so, be sure to order the South Dakota vacation planner at travelsd.com. It will be a valuable resource for your trip planning.

Let us know if you have additional questions.

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