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Address: Badlands National Park, SD
Phone Number: +1 605-433-5361
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Main route through Badlands National Park.

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Incredible natrue

It's surreal to see the giant rock formation. I felt so little among those rocks. The weather was cloudy so my friends and I were worried that it wouldn't show that nice in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's surreal to see the giant rock formation. I felt so little among those rocks. The weather was cloudy so my friends and I were worried that it wouldn't show that nice in pictures. However, it was still amazing. I would say it's a kind of nature that's hard to find in Europe or East Asia.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I end up driving across the state quite a bit and every once in a while when coming back from the Black Hills I drive through the Park. The Badlands look different in each season, and it's worth the drive to see them. It's spectacular, but not in the way that the mountains or oceans are. But it is truly... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had just left Wall Drug and was ready to see what the Badlands are all about! Amazing! Just a few miles from Wall, you are on the Loop Road and there's so much to take in visually and pictures will be but a pleasant reminder of what your eyes saw. Bison were near the road and I was treated... More 

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful rock formations with vibrant colored layers. Breathtaking views along the loop road, with multiple places to pull over and walk closer to the edge of the formations. One of my favorite national parks - a must-see if you're driving through the area.

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Milwaukee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Rapid City for five days and one was devoted to seeing the Badlands. We close a perfect day…not a cloud in the sky! One drawback…it’s 70+ miles to the eastern entrance! However, once there, the awesome beauty of these eroded land forms becomes overwhelming. It’s like having a “Kodak moment” around every curve of highway 240! The... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great scenic drive. Spectacular vistas and fun to drive. Numerous photo ops and beauty of nature everywhere. Really recommended.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was doing a cross country trip and was on I-90 crossing through South Dakota. There's no way I wasn't going to stop here. It's a beautiful park. I wish I had more time. But I wouldn't go out of my way just to come here. Reminds me of the South West but not as "epic" if you will. With... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure to drive the Loop Road in Badlands National Park. You will see and experience more if you stop at the trail heads and explore a few trails. Be sure to stay on the marked path or follow signposts.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss Badlands National Park! The scenery is unlike anything you've ever seen. This is a huge park, but you can drive most of it along the loop road, which is what my husband and I did. You don't even have to leave the car, but you'll want to, trust me. There are plenty of places to pull to the... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing road trip destination. The views both from the car and out and about are amazing. The pure magnitude of the area really sets in when you arrive. Stay a while and take your time, get out of your vehicle, and breathe it in.

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