Palmer Gulch Wagon Ride & Supper – Hill City, SD

PO Box 730
Hill City, SD 57745

A leisurely (30 min) horse drawn covered wagon ride. The wagon train departs from the Lodge at 5:30 p.m. MT and Horseback riders meet at the stables at 4:00 pm for orientation, leave by 4:15 for an hour long ride to the show. both travel into the Black Hills National Forest to a picturesque chuck wagon camp where guests are greeted by the entertainers, cooks and a beautiful view of Harney Peak. Our wagon drivers are very experienced teamsters with years of Draft Horse knowledge.

A great cowboy music show featuring the baritone voice of Paul Larson (, with a dash of western humor and cowboy poetry from local rancher Donley Hewett.

A fantastic STEAK dinner grilled to order, over an Aspen wood fire by Clayton and Rhonda Sanders (Campfire Catering) a local couple who specialize in Dutch Oven/Chuck Wagon Cooking.
*Dinner Menu:
Steak- Locally grown ball tip sirloin beef steak, hot dogs available for the kids if they desire.
Sides- Clayton’s secret recipe slow cooked baked beans. Dutch oven sides include fresh sliced fire-fried potatoes with bacon, onion, bell peppers and seasonings.
Dessert- Dutch-Oven peach or pear cobbler
Beverages- Boiled coffee, ice tea, or lemonade
*Dinner menu is subject to change upon availability of ingredients.

Guests can choose to dine at open air picnic tables or under a canvas covered shelter.

Wagons return to the Lodge around 7:30 p.m. MT and Horse Back riders return via a tractor hay ride to the stables at 7:30 p.m. MT
Weather permitting.
Dates Available:
JUNE 12-16, 19-23, 26-30
JULY 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 31
AUGUST 1-3, 7-8, 14-17