cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
Wide open field with hookups. If campground had been full, it would have been crowded. Gravel roads and sites, but in good condition. Close to I-90. Wi-fi was just OK and no cable TV. Bathroom in the laundry room was OK. The individual ones in the lower campground were randy. In the upper campground, they were OK, but a long way from the sites in the lower campground. Thought that there was more to do in Sturgis. Seems like much of the town shuts down if there is not a motorcycle event going on. The drive thru Spearfish Canyon was very nice and Deadwood is a fun visit.
Rush No More, Sturgis, SD - What a great place for quiet get-away. A short trip from route 90, yet close enough to see the sites. Mount Rushmore is about thirty miles away but a nice ride. Campground is very clean and well maintained. The facilities, while older and well used, were clean and functional. The staff was very friendly...even picked up / filed / delivered propane to our site. A great place to enjoy the Black Hills sites.
We much enjoyed our stay the week-before-biker-week. We found this campground to be in a central location to head out each day to the attractions in the area. While close to the highway, it was far enough off it to be quiet and secluded. The signage posted made it easy to find. While the set of unisex bathrooms were smelly at times, the ladies and men's bathrooms near the cabins were always clean. The staff members were extremely helpful and even lent us an electric grill for out stay. The onsite bar and game room area was inviting and relaxing. Full hookups were convenient, clean, and easy to use. Not a lot of shade and trees, but the video and pictures on the website are accurate. We would recommend this campground and would stay again next year.
What you should know about this campground:
1.When registering we were told the Good Sam rate was higher than the campground rate - and shown a chart to demonstrate the point!
2. Although they have limited wifi - they do NOT have Internet. The CG Internet provider stopped providing the service.
3. AT&T provides NO cell service within the CG. You are OK with Verizon.
4. Both(meaning only 2) unisex bathrooms were clean.
On the positive: the campground has a nice Black Hills setting and is quietly off of the Interstate. The employees were friendly.
I recognize that ratings are subjective, but I think Good Sam did a deservice to the campgrounds that have financially invested in their infrastructre to obtain their ratings and were overly generous with the ratings for this campground.
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The three-number rating that accompanies each campground listing in the directory gives readers an at-a-glance assessment of a campground's amenities, cleanliness and environment.
How to read the Good Sam Rating 10/10 /10. All three ratings categories are measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best.Less than 1 percent of parks or campgrounds receive the coveted 10 / 10 / 10 rating, which indicates superior facilities that are well maintained, clean, well-appointed restrooms and a highly appealing appearance.Campgrounds are inspected annually by dedicated RVers like you.
Completeness of facilities
10 / 10 / 10 The first campground rating evaluates completeness and quality of facilities.In this category we rate interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance.
Cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms and showers
10 / 10 / 10 The second rating category concerns the cleanliness and physical characteristics of toilets, walls, showers, sinks/counters/mirrors and floor. If a park achieves a full point in each of the above, it receives a star (), indicating exceptionally clean restrooms.
Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
Visual Appeal and Environmental Quality
10 / 10 / 10
This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
From Sturgis: Go 5 mi SE on I-90 (Exit 37), cross railroad track, then 3/4 mi W on Pleasant Valley Rd, then 1/4 mi S on Brimstone Pl Follow signs after exiting freeway.(R)
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