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Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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Sage Creek Rim Road, Badlands National Park, SD
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We really enjoyed watching the prairie dogs. They were so funny! Watch for cactus if you go for a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Caitlin M
Val Marie, SK
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Prairie Dogs Galore

Oh my goodness there are so many prairie dogs here it's amazing. And, on both sides of the road... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huntington Beach, California
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“fun to watch” (19 reviews)
“dirt road” (22 reviews)
Sage Creek Rim Road, Badlands National Park, SD
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed watching the prairie dogs. They were so funny! Watch for cactus if you go for a walk!

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my goodness there are so many prairie dogs here it's amazing. And, on both sides of the road. Please drive slow because they will dash out onto the pavement.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short jaunt of the main road will get you to this area. It is a must see as there are thousands of prairie dogs in any direction that you look.

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prairie dogs are pretty common in the park but this place has a ton of them. There was a warning that plague fleas were present when we were there so we did not get too close. Anyway, its not good to get close to wild...More

Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to view prairie dogs- there are tons of them. So much fun to watch and listen too (they chirp to communicate). The road is quite gravelly but our rental car did just fine at a slow pace. If you love animals, make the...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to see the prairie dogs closer than you can see them from a moving car. While there are a few where you park, be sure to walk in a hundred yards or so and you will see lots more. Don't feed them...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, this is best viewed from the car. The terrain of the dog town is not pleasant (full of poop pellets) and you will never be able to approach any prairie dogs because they are very cautious and will dive down into their burrows. Possibly,...More

Thank more_gelato
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they not afraid. get close to them. cute standing up belly front. get one to sound the alarm is funny

Thank terry m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very vocal little prairie dogs, scurrying all around. Recommend taking a video because they really can move. Would be nice if they paved that area but the dirt road was manageable!

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its not the type of activity of you don't like rodents. I would say that it is quite interesting to see these Prairie Dogs jump up out of holes, take peanuts from some and run away from others. Be careful when walking as my sister...More

Thank tgomezzzz
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