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

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Highlight of the Badlands

Loop road kept us on track to see all that the Badlands National Park had to offer...plenty of spots to stop and get out of the car so that you can see the vast, beautiful views.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
mariannep933
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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loop road kept us on track to see all that the Badlands National Park had to offer...plenty of spots to stop and get out of the car so that you can see the vast, beautiful views.

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Bishopville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Loop Road never gets boring. Pictures don't do it justice. The colors and the rock formations are something else. There are plenty of overlooks and some nice trails. It took us about 2 hours and a half to take the loop from the East Entrance to the West Entrance.

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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can drive around the main rock feature areas in a couple of hours and there are two visitor centres to stop at if you want more information, restrooms, shop etc. lots of trails of different lengths are clearly marked, but we didn't do any. We were staying at Wall for 2 nights so actually visited twice, coming one evening... More 

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Wauwatosa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On our way to Mt Rushmore from Wisconsin our hotel receptionist said not to miss the Badlands Loop. Glad we followed her recommendation. Breathtaking views and scenery. Its about 35 miles and well worth the time. Great pedestrian signs like - look out for rattle snakes, big horn sheep crossing, and plenty of turn outs to take pictures and look... More 

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is so much to see, the loop road is a must. There are many places to pull off many trails and fantastic scenery.

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Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Take the time and explore what the Badlands has to offer. Definitely do the drive. Just when you think that you have seen the most beautiful and breathtaking view, you turn a corner or crest a hill and you are amazed all over again. There are plenty of places to stop, pull off and take pictures. I would love to... More 

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Pearland, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drove the Loop Road and were amazed at the beauty of this place. We stopped several times and hiked into the Badlands. There are many great places to stop and take pictures. I can't say enough good things about this park.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, the Badlands are GREAT! The loop road is a great way to get an overall feel of the park's terrain. We did a hyperlapse video while driving and it's pretty cooool - check it out! It feels like a different planet!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Badlands Loop Road is a great way to see the park with several places to pull off and hike into the park. We drove it both ways at different times of the day. Sunrise and sunset lighting dramatically changes the colors in the rocks and grasses offering beautiful scenery at all times.

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New England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rented a 2016 HD Electra Gilde Limited Ultra from Black Hills Harley Davidson. A good value at $159.99 for the day. My wife and I headed out from Rapid City, SD to the Badlands National Park. On the way down Rt. 44 east the signs started to disappear as did our Cell service............ About 88 miles into the trip... More 

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