Mount Rushmore

Upscale adventure with monumental views

2022 Dates: May 5th – September 26th

Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as a ‘Best Resort in the World’ in 2020, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is tucked within Ponderosa Pines and Common Juniper, located on an original gold mining settlement less than 4 miles from Mount Rushmore National Monument. Offering upscale accommodations and majestic views of Mount Rushmore and the surrounding Black Hills, Under Canvas is a one-of-a-kind home base for those seeking to explore Custer State Park and the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Recognition

"For those looking for a unique way to see one of America’s most famous attractions, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is a game-changer. It has a remarkable, ends-of-the-earth setting in the lush Black Hills, and all the conveniences you could imagine."
Travel + Leisure
"Imagine waking up to the smell of Ponderosa pines and juniper in the Black Hills of South Dakota, after a night spent cozied up in sumptuous sheets."
Business Insider

Explore Under Canvas Mount Rushmore

Amenities

Organic Bath Products

Organic Bath Products

Upscale, organic bath products stocked in your ensuite bathroom

On-Site Dining

Our menu embraces both seasonality and locally sourced produce

Fire Pit and S'mores

Fire Pits & Smores

Nightly fires and complimentary s’mores available

Complimentary Activities

Guitar

Live music, morning yoga, kids activities and more

USB Battery Packs

USB Battery Packs

Charge your devices using our bedside battery packs

Experience Coordinator

Adventures Concierge

Let us help you plan the adventure of a lifetime

West Elm Furnishings

West Elm furnishings adourn our expansive lobby tents

On-site Nature Walk

Enjoy a hike through the wooded Black Hills right from camp

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is your home for South Dakota adventures

Explore the beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota with a stay at Under Canvas Mount Rushmore. Enjoy safari-inspired tents under starry skies complete with ensuite bathrooms, king-size beds with plush linens, wood-burning stoves and more.

LOCATION

DIRECTIONS & TRAVEL INFO

Directions from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Head down the hill from the memorial, East on SD-244. About 3 miles down you’ll drive past a strip of stores on your right. Turn RIGHT at Cemetery Rd. You’ll see a big white building, the Roosevelt Inn, which will then be on your left side after the turn. You’ll also see an Under Canvas sign on your right. Weave around the road for about a mile, looking out for the Under Canvas signs to guide you. It’s a short 14-minute drive to the glamping grounds in total.

Directions from Rapid City, South Dakota

Take Highway 16 West towards Keystone for about 20 miles. Turn LEFT at Cemetery Rd. You’ll see a big white building, the Roosevelt Inn, which will then be on your left side after your left turn. You’ll also see an Under Canvas sign on your right. Weave around the road for about a mile, looking out for the Under Canvas signs to guide you.

*Please note: We recommend you not follow online directions from resources like “Google Maps” as our written directions are much more accurate.

CAMP MAP

Culinary

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Food and Beverage at Under Canvas
Seasonal and Locally Sourced Menu

We feature seasonal food and beverage offerings that prioritize locally-sourced ingredients from nearby purveyors.

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Nightly S'mores

For dessert, we let you become the chefs with our complimentary s'mores packs and nightly campfires.

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Cheers!

Choose from a selection of wines, beers and cocktails to enjoy during dinner or around the campfire.

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Grab and Go Food Options at Under Canvas
Grab-and-Go Options

On the run for a day full of adventures? Snag breakfast, lunch or snacks to enjoy on the road, or trail.

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Rise and Shine

Enjoy tasty and nutritious breakfasts items and morning beverages just steps from your tent.

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Dining al Fresco

Dine out with unparalleled views overlooking Mount Rushmore National Monument

Your South Dakota Adventure Awaits!

Under Canvas offers locations around the U.S near some of America’s most popular national parks and extraordinary landscapes. Book your stay at Under Canvas Mount Rushmore and continue the adventure at Under Canvas Yellowstone, Under Canvas Glacier, Under Canvas Moab and beyond.

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