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Badlands Wall

Badlands National Park, SD
+1 605-433-5361
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So much to see in the USA

Much to do in this National Park. Scenic drives one does not need to get out and walk, trails for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steven H
Blaine, Minnesota
The formations are incredible

My wife and I spent hours looking at the formations change, with the change in light. We left... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Daniel R
Windsor, Vermont
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A ridge that goes through the park, and is the site of incredible rock formations, which are being eroded, and therefore slowly change over time.
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Badlands National Park, SD
+1 605-433-5361
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Reviewed yesterday

Much to do in this National Park. Scenic drives one does not need to get out and walk, trails for those who want to hike a little or a lot, see the prairie dogs, it has a great visitor center. We travel from Wall SD...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I spent hours looking at the formations change, with the change in light. We left enamored with the beauty, and mystery of the Badlands.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Badlands are so beautiful. Walk through this area, it doesn't take much time and it's truly unique.

Thank sargar69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place to pull out and take a little walk within Badlands National Park. At this location we saw big horn sheep up on one of the cliffs while we walked the boardwalk trail. It was such a fun activity.

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough good things about our Affordable Adventures, Inc. tour of Badlands. Friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating guide. So grateful to the company for not canceling our tour because the van didn't fill; turned out it was just my husband and me. We had booked...More

Thank karenoc2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were not prepared for how wonderful this attraction is. It was an add on to our trip to Yellowstone which ended in the Black Hills. The Badlands are about an hours drive from Rapid City and well worth adding another day to our journey....More

Thank Seatowncouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Badlands Wall is one of the neat things to see in the Badlands. The Badlands has scenic views and vistas along the road and wonderful trails to hike on....you cannot go wrong to do anything and everything you have time and the ability to...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a national park with lots of gorgeous scenery where you can drive along a paved road with places to pull off to take pictures. You may be fortunate to see wildlife along the way. We saw big horn sheep which was a thrill....More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly an amazing part of the world with all the formations caused by wind and water erosion. The various formations also contain the soil layer colors that make interesting effects, especially just after a rain. Visit the Badlands, at least once in your...More

Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a limited amount of board/paved trails, but it's still worth a drive through and a stop at the overlook points. Nature formations such as these are always a good time.

Thank agentredfox
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Batmancop | Reviewed this property |
a) I would only take a tour if you are really, really short on time or do not want to rent a car. The Badlands are easily seen in 1 day unless you want to do some of the longer hikes. b) We found it very easy to see... More
Michael M
31 March 2017|
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Response from Ivette R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how easy that would be, some of the roads are windy and narrow.
13 August 2016|
Response from TnOakTree | Reviewed this property |
The drive from Hill City South Dakota to Wall, South Dakota which is the one of the main entrances is about an hour and a half. The drive through the Badlands National Park will depend on how many stops you make along the... More