Camp under shady ponderosa pines in a quiet mountain setting. This KOA is located at the southern end of the Black Hills, near Wind Cave National Park, Custer State Park, the Mammoth Site, Evans Plunge, the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, Windcross Conservancy and the shops in historic downtown Hot Springs. Daily breakfasts are available to start your days off right (seasonal). Relax in a Camping Cabin or a Deluxe Cabin (both with A/C and heat), an RV Site, Tent Site or a Tent Site with electric. Free Wi-Fi! All RV Sites have cable TV hookups. Enjoy the large heated pool, mini golf, basketball, volleyball, playground, community fire pit and recreation room. Limited services November 1 - April 30. Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 80 feet. Your hosts: Thad Weiss.
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Starts: 06/01/2024 - Ends: 06/01/2024
The Crazy Horse Volksmarch is the most popular organized hike in the United States (15,000 walkers in a record year). This family event is sponsored by the Black Hills Chapter of the American Volkssport Association (AVA) and hosted by Crazy Horse Memorial®Hikers follow dirt trails and gravel work roads up to the Crazy Horse Mountain Carving. The turn-around point is on the Arm of Crazy Horse directly in front of the nine-story-high face, which was completed June 3, 1998. Hikers get an up-close view of the mountain. Work continues on the rest of what will be the largest sculpture in the world.The Laughing Water Restaurant at Crazy Horse opens for breakfast at 6 a.m. during the Volksmarch, and serves lunch and dinner. The snack shop also is open. Coffee is always free at Crazy Horse Memorial®.
38TH ANNUAL SPRING VOLKSMARCH - JUNE 1, 2024 - ONLY DAY IN JUNE - SATURDAYThe bi-annual Crazy Horse Volksmarch (an organized hike) is a 10K or 6.2-mile woodlands ramble to the world's largest mountain carving in progress in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota. The Spring Volksmarch in 2024 will only be the first Saturday of June.
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL WELCOME CENTERBefore or after your hike, don't miss the short introductory movie "What is Crazy Horse?" playing in the twin theaters in the Welcome Center. Also be sure to see THE INDIAN MUSEM OF NORTH AMERICA®, Sculptor's Studio / Home Workshop and THE NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL CENTER®.
COSTAdmission for hikers will be waived with 3 cans of food for the Fall Volksmarch. The American Volkssport Association's hike fee is $3 (cash or check, no credit cards accepted) for each participant regardless of age. Regular admission applies to non-hikers or hikers without food.PARKINGFREE. Due to the popularity of the event, parking can be some distance from the starting point and not on paved or gravel surfaces. Shuttle buses operate between these outlying parking lots and the start-finish area.
REGISTRATIONNo advance registration. Hikers must check in at starting point, which is at the Memorial's upper parking area. Registration will begin at 7:00 am. Hikers must register before 1 p.m. and be off the trail by 4 p.m. No late starts.STARTING TIMES:Anytime between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Starts: 12/01/2023 - Ends: 12/01/2023
***OUR CANCELLATION POLICY IS STRICTLY ENFORCED***
We understand that sometimes you need to alter or cancel your plans, and we want to accommodate those circumstances that may be out of your control. We are happy to refund your deposit, minus a $10 rebooking fee if you cancel with at least 48 hours or more before your reservation.
Our staff offers a courtesy call to remind you of your upcoming stay in case you need to make any adjustments. After the 48 hour window, the deposit becomes non-refundable.
If you cancel within the 48 hour window, you will be charged up to a 2 night stay but never to exceed your total reserved number of nights.
No-show Policy: At close of business on the day of your reservation, you will be charged for your full stay if you have not already arrived. Your stay information will be included in our night box, and if you have not yet arrived by opening the next morning, your reservation will be cancelled, with a refund of everything over a 2 night stay. For example: If you booked 1-2 nights and did not arrive, you will not receive a refund. If you booked 3+ nights, you will receive a refund for nights 3 and beyond.