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All reviews gift shop visitor center helpful rangers interesting exhibits clean restrooms answer questions refill water bottles ben reifel minute movie book store park ranger night sky program nice stop badlands area real fossils white river picnic tables
This is a typical Visitor's Center with the usual souvenirs and walking tour of the park within the building. It shows the evolution of the park. The staff were okay and we didn't ask them for assistance.
This is also a good place to take...More
The ranger at the desk was so helpful and informative - he explained all the different types of horns on the animals (bison, big horn, pronghorn, elk, deer) and let our son hold them all. Very patient. He also made recommendations for our drive through...More
Not too different from any similar unit but obviously particular to The Badlands. We visited whilst driving the Loop but the Centre was at the end of our drive. However we still learned a few things from visiting and wish we had come the other...More
Made a quick stop here to use the restroom and check out Tee shirts. No matter what though make sure to check out Badlands, so many amazing views. Mountain goats and even a couple bighorn sheep right next to the road.
The Ben Reifel Visitor Center was a good stop to make. A film plays every 30 minutes that gives you a background and a better understanding of the Badlands. There are also several interesting exhibits showing life in the Badlands. Visit a Fossil Preparation Lab...More
Fairly small with excellent film, educational exhibits, gift shop, rest rooms, and helpful rangers. Fantastic picture taking pan aroma from this stop. No food, but food available at next stop going West. Helps make the drive more educational and enjoyable.
The film & exhibits were great, found the staff wanting, from the clerk in the gift shop who was way less than helpful to the rangers who spent time talking to each other rather than helping the people standing in front of them. I get...More