Visitor Information - VA Black Hills Health Care System
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VA Black Hills Health Care System


Visitor Information

General Parking
Free parking is available to all patients of the VA Black Hills Health Care System.  Patients and visitors should park on campuses as directed by the signs. 

Fort Meade VAMC Parking Map

Handicapped Parking
Handicapped parking is available at all buildings at both campuses.

Community Based Outpatient Clinic Parking
Parking is free at all twelve locations.

Driving Directions
For driving directions to our Fort Meade or Hot Springs campus please click here

Public Transportation

  • Fort Meade:  Transportation services are provided by Courtesy Cab.  To request cab service contact them at (605) 347-4253.  The Senior Shuttle is available for transportation from the Senior Center to the Fort Meade Campus.  For hours of operation and more information contact (605) 347-5877.
  • Hot Springs:  Transportation is provided by Rapid Taxi and Delivery Service.  For senior services, taxi services, limo and shuttles contact them at (605) 348-8080.

Contact VA
For your convenience VA offers a secured website to Veterans.  If you need to contact us use

Waiting Areas
For your convenience and safety, there are special waiting areas throughout the facilities. 

VA Black Hills Health Care System has Police Departments at both Medical Centers.  The police officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility, quarters, and parking lots.  For general police assistance, dial 7177 (Fort Meade) and 2020 (Hot Springs).  In case of emergency, dial 911.  Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police as soon as possible.  Because the VA Medical Center is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search.  In addition, no weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are permitted.

Lost and Found
Lost and Found is located in the Police Department at each facility.  You may also contact them at extension 7177 (Fort Meade) and extension 2020 (Hot Springs).

Religious Services
At both VA Black Hills campuses, Sunday morning services are held in the Protestant and Catholic chapels.  A Native American Sweat Lodge ceremony is held weekly.  You must have medical clearance to participate.  Please contact the Chaplain service at extension 7659 in Fort Meade or extension 2048 in Hot Springs for more information or to speak with the Chaplain.