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Address: Badlands National Park, SD
Phone Number: +1 605-433-5361
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A ridge that goes through the park, and is the site of incredible rock...

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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Plentiful Wildlife surrounded by Impressive Geography

The Badlands were absolutely remarkable for both its varied geography and plentiful wildlife. It consists of 244,000 acres of dramatic wilderness. It's the home to grasslands... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Badlands were absolutely remarkable for both its varied geography and plentiful wildlife. It consists of 244,000 acres of dramatic wilderness. It's the home to grasslands, towering layered rock formations, valleys, steep canyons, bison, big horn sheep, badgers, and prairie dogs. We were fortunate to admire all of the above. The Badlands appeared all the more impressive because they were... More 

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Bad Homburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When entering the National Park you get off at the first viewing spot - without realizing that there is so much more to come. And you always leave with the feeling, you missed out on some of the spots. I did not have that much time (due to driving on towards Mt. Rushmore) - but I took the "Scenic route"... More 

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Newport, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mother Nature at her best. The Badlands are beautiful. Bison, prairie dogs and sunflower fields are a bonus. Riding through on a motorcycle amplified the experience! Truly amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove through the Badlands with one thing in mind ... to see a Bison. Well not only did we see several Bison, but we saw two herds of Bighorn Sheep, a million prairie dogs, hawks, horses, and much more! It was a nature wonderland spectacular! Everyone will love this drive for both the geography and the wild life!

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Thank LaEdGa6
Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our first car road west of Iowa in October. Among our many stops along the way was The Badlands. What an outstanding National Park. The scenery was like we have never seen before. The Loop drive was pleasant and did not take us long to travel. We stopped at many of the lookout points and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fall is a great time to drive through the Badlands. The air is crisp and clear, the crowds are gone, and the views are just as impressive without the oppressive heat. We even got to see a couple big horn sheep rams. What a sight.

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone in our family (from 5 to 50+ years old) loved visiting the Badlands. Our grandchildren were amazed that they could climb around all over, and driving through to see all of the various formations and sights was the highlight of our South Dakota trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The view of the wall is definitely better than the view from the wall - although the hike is worthwhile. Do both - if time allows :-)

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were able to view The Wall as we were travelling along. It is a natural occuring rock formation that resembles a wall. I am not sure how long this structure is or its history. I guess it is not worth going out of your way to visit, but maybe pull the car over for a little better view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Local people told us that these colorful walls change color several times a day and every season! Even driving through or from view point, you could be amazed that nature is a great artist!

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