The AAA 2-diamond rated Lodge at Palmer Gulch is nestled at the foot of Harney Peak in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Our family resort features a 62 bedroom luxury hotel / 6 executive lodge cabins with first-class amenities / 30 mountain cabins that range from rustic to deluxe. The hotel and executive cabins offer western inspired rooms with full scale resort accommodations - deluxe cabins are furnished with modern conveniences - the rustic cabins provide an authentic outdoor experience. Our rooms and cabins are equipped with high speed internet access / king or queen sized beds / balconies or patios in premiere rooms / fireplaces and kitchenettes in suites and most cabins. Memorial Day to Labor Day - enjoy western style activities - chuckwagon dinners / a cowboy breakfast / guided horse trail rides - or have some fun in the sun - take a dip in our heated pool / fly down our 180-foot waterslide / play a game of volleyball. The Lodge is conveniently located near many famous Black Hills attractions - we are the closest resort to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway and a short distance from Custer State Park / Crazy Horse Memorial / Wind Cave National Park / the lakes and trails of the Black Hills National Forest. Our nightly shuttles to the lighting ceremonies at Mt. Rushmore is also a guest favorite. We also welcome Groups and Reunions - we have 3 spacious meeting facilities / an event coordinator / catering service. Whether looking for an outdoor adventure getaway or a resort-style family vacation - enjoy the splendor of the Black Hills while relaxing among the Ponderosa pine covered hills / clear blue skies / and sparkling streams of our hillside retreat.