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Badlands Wall

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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.
Badlands National Park, SD
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I spent almost 4 hours at Badlands National park in late August. The park was beautiful and interesting. We saw bighorn sheep at the Door Trailhead and on a hill at the Homestead overlook. We saw deer at the northeast fee booth....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank M J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving the scenic route back to Wall and was able to stop and many places that had turn-offs and some areas that allowed us to park without interfering with the traffic. A two lane road, please do not attempt to pass - not safe. Great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Badlands on this trip while in Sturgis. Been here in 2017 but because of the rains this year there was an interesting contrast of green and the usual colors. Even the local residents commented on the the scenery.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the Park and seeing so many diffrent wildlife. We saw Buffalo, Pronghorn Antelope, Prairie Dogs, and Big Horn Sheep. What a strange landscape too.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wilddog-williamh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You drive on your way via scenic drive through this wall. Even if it is not your first day in Badlands (it wasn't mine) you still stare in amazment on this incredibly beautiful, colourful and wild place. Go and find out.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Magdalena7301
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw bison and one ran across the road in front of us just as we went through the gate. Please follow the turnouts and you will see some amazing sights. Make sure to go to the prairie dog village, they come out to visit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the stop. Fantastic views. A different kind of rock formations. Make sure to take your camera it is beautiful

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Larry82953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is fantastic place for hiking, taking great pictures and spending time outside. If there is sunny day, don't forget sunscreen and a lot of drinking water. You can spend quite few hours, moving from one site to another. It must see attraction and I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank romanpiekosz
Reviewed August 15, 2019

We very much enjoyed our visit to the Badlands. SO many great overlooks and beautiful views at them all. We entered on the West end. We made sure to stop and visit the Visitor Center on the East end. Must do and see when in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vicki A
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

The badlands Park was worth the trip. Great hiking and beautiful sights. The best part was that it wasn't crowded. Also went on the Cliff Shell Trail which was great for wildlife sightings. Also don't miss Prarie Town and look for burrowing owls.

Date of experience: July 2019
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January 25, 2019|
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Response from brittanys81285 | Reviewed this property |
Your able to take Beautiful pics of the Badlands from anywhere inside. I'm not what sure what you mean by loop but once entering the park follow the road and once you get in a little ways there are many places to stop for... More
Fran S
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Cessna19 | Reviewed this property |
I have not heard of the Wall, but honestly it doesn’t matter, you will forget about it when you get on the road. Just drive and stop when you find a place you like. Then move on to another. It’s all beautiful