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Rapid City, South Dakota

Rushmore Shadows RV Resort

Rapid City, South Dakota



Rapid City, South Dakota
Phone: (605) 348-3361

Sites: 150
Recent Rate: $1 7/2015

Latitude: 43.9729125792237
Longitude: -103.327102661133

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

60 Reviews

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1st time fulltimer

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

I have read many of the comments and I just had to comment on the statements about "they seem to treat members better". This is my home park, purchased the membership, and I dread the check in as we r given a site that we don't fit or like. Then I get frustrated & must start the check in process all over again, & check sites that r available & we finally get a site we selected. As members, this is the way the check in should b-members find their own site, if not happy with the one the office assigned. I think some of the front office people do not have a clue about the sites. As for the park, it is one of the nicest parks in the area and close to all the attractions and shopping. With the exception of checking in. We love this park and the area. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Truck Camper.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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rockies

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park. Friendly staff, well maintained. Close to all our activities. Only negative - after logging onto the campground Internet, could not get reception at our camp site. We used our Coast-To-Coast points for the 7- days stay. We stayed in a 38' RV. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Mt. Rushmore, Bear Country, Hill City shopping, Sturgis and Deadwood

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Fishen4trout

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects Coast to Coast Premier membership. We have been staying in a lot of Coast to Coast parks this summer and this by far the best. I thought we would be given a lesser spot, but that wasn't the case. We were given the biggest most spacious pull through we've ever had! The park is wonderfully maintained and everyone has been friendly. The only negative I can think of and it's minor, is the hot tub is too small and it's very heavy on the chlorine. We will for sure be back. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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A hitch and hop

Review Count: 69
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice "Club Membership" park. We are members and enjoyed its closeness to the attractions and price. The showers are located in the pool facilities and a separate building. The "Club House" is used for the sales presentation and is not always available. The park is well maintained, as they are trying to sell memberships. Water pressure and electric is good even with a full park. Wi-Fi at our site was good. As nice as it is, it is not worth paying the non-member price. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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clarksark

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

The grounds were immaculate. They have activities on the weekends. We had a pull-through site that was big enough for our rig, with room for our car. When we had a hard rain and found ourselves in a mud hole, told the office and within the hour had two loads of gravel on our site, which we thought was excellent. The campground has changed hands and the new owners are making many improvements which are very evident. The restrooms and showers are tiled and updated, very nice. We would definitely return when in the area. The price is for 50 amp with ROD. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Bud in Florida

Review Count: 88
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $19.00
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The rate reflects the on line special and you have to attend a 90 minute presentation on campground membership. Regular rate is $55. The park is not bad, but not great. The sites are gravel. The roads are paved. Everything looks a bit dated. People are friendly, but there is no help getting to your site or if you need anything. The park needs attention and they seemed focused on building cabins. The lady who does the membership presentation thinks she is a stand up comedian and would starve if that were her occupation. No TV, but the WiFi is good. I would not stay here again. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Sundance XLT

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Had a free 3 night stay via a promotional program from my RV dealer. Campground was extremely crowded, and sites are very close together. All hookups were at the rear of the site, which makes it a bit challenging for a 5th wheel to hook up. Had a motor home in the site directly behind mine. There was about 6' between us. A lack of parking areas for the tow vehicles made for a difficult time backing into the site. TV's were parked along the narrow access road, leaving about 1-1/2 car widths to maneuver in while backing into the site. Not my style of camping, but it was free. Other than that, the staff was friendly, the campground was clean and plenty of activities if you have children. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Roger H.

Review Count: 110
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $62.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful, spacious membership park located close to the areas primary attractions: Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Staff is friendly. Plenty of services for members. However, nonmember transients like us who request a pull through with 50 amps and open sky for satellite reception are shunted to an area a fair distance from the park center where the sites are narrow, not very level and too far from the wifi towers to get reception. And, the price is hefty. Traffic noise from US16 not intrusive. Still, we enjoyed staying in an environment that positively reflects the beauty of the area. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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HappyCampers227

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Check-in was easy and staff was friendly. Good location for many attractions, but comes with a cost. There are many campgrounds to choose from in the area, and after staying here, we would probably pick another park. While checking in, we were provided a list of rules, but discovered this campground does little to enforce said rules. Very large park, which includes cabins and tent areas. Campground has large pet play area, mini golf course, and holds events for its guests. Wi-Fi was weak and not reliable. Wi-Fi only allows so many users, so we were unable to use it until other campers left the park. We complained to office a couple times, but the problem continued. DirecTV (free standing satellite) had no issue. Campground is off highway 16, but we never heard traffic within the park. Gas station is less that 1 mile from the campground, which includes diesel. Roads throughout the park are wide and easy for big rigs. Super Walmart just 20 minutes, away. Bear Country drive, Reptile Garden and Fort Hays just down the street. While here we also visited Keystone, Mount Rushmore and Custer State Park. Our price included a discount for attending a required membership meeting, and this is where our experience changed. A lady conducting the meeting made a couple scary comments; we were not able to leave the building to discuss or think about their membership, or the price goes up… but the most awful comment was made about the comment card we received during check-in. This lady states these comment cards are not considered for evaluation for non-members. It seems this campground only cares about members and if you are a non-member you will be ignored. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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RWillson

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here with our Coast to Coast membership, so the rate was extremely reasonable. A beautiful, neat campground with lots of room at our site. Great Internet reception! Nice quiet place to stay. Was for the most part out of the wind. We are going to stay again! We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Liv4sun

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Found this park on the Internet with a special $39.95 rate for 3 nights with a mandatory 90 minute sales pitch. The park is beautiful with large pull-throughs and back-ins. Restrooms are large and clean. Pool and hot tub were heated perfectly! Plenty of activities as well as walking trail, mini golf, bikes to use, etc. Large fenced in dog park, laundry area and even a clubhouse! Sales pitch was to buy into the RV park but once told not interested, they were fine --- even got free chuck wagon dinner show coupons! Found a coupon in a local paper that advertised it for $29.95 for three night and they gave me a refund! Great place. Would definitely return and recommend! We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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The Borgs

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $13.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a big park with wide grassy, level spaces with gravel pads and picnic tables. There are many amenities, including a nice-looking mini golf course, and puzzles and books available for loan. It is convenient to lots of tourist attractions. This park recycles aluminum cans only. We stayed using Coast to Coast points plus an extra $3 per day for 50 amp service. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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rovingretirees

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here with Coast to Coast, so we paid with points. I put $3 only because I couldn't put 0 . We usually go to Hart's Ranch but they wouldn't take us because of the Labor day holiday. We found Rushmore shadows to be very nice and the staff very pleasant and helpful. The WiFi worked fair but we have our own so only used it once. This park is close to most of the attractions. Stayed 9 nights. will go back again. Verizon works not Sprint. We stayed in a motor Home. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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KeithAlex

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is for the 90 minute presentation/ time share. Site was in the wide open slightly unlevel. Pool and hot tub nice. Easy to Rapid city and Rushmore. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Pepper Dan

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice, very large, RV resort with paved roads and gravel sites with large grass areas and table and 1/2 mile away from the highway. Sites both with trees or without trees. Both big rig pull through and back-in sites are wide with 30 or 50 amp water and sewer. Have both big and small sites and separate tent areas. Free un-secured Wi-Fi, but very weak in areas. A large game room and club house and heated swimming pool and spa, no exercise room. Three separate kids play area. Mini golf course in park. Very good Verizon cell and 4G signal. Satellite TV signal in most sites, but no cable TV in park. Only a few scheduled activities on holidays. Staff friendly and helpful. Accepts pets. Fifteen miles outside of Rapid City and 10 miles to Mt Rushmore. Would stay there again. Cost listed is for ROD. Accepts C 2 C, but does not accept Passport or RPI. We camped at Rushmore Shadows RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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