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Nice shop with a great selection of goods

Get your Badlands pass here whilst you checkout the amazing array of goods on offer. Plenty of gift... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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A good place to stop

This place was at the beginning of the entrance to the park. (The way we came in. There are other... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Bob J
Cranston, Rhode Island
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Badlands Trading Post is truly where the 'west still lives'. Full convenience store items and specialty shopping. Gasoline & diesel fuel. Unique western gifts as well as knives, t-shirts, jewelry, snacks.
21290 Sd Highway 240, Philip, SD 57567-7102
+1 605-433-5411
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Get your Badlands pass here whilst you checkout the amazing array of goods on offer. Plenty of gift ideas or just something for yourself to remind you of your trip. Friendly staff and funky western building.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

This place was at the beginning of the entrance to the park. (The way we came in. There are other entrances, but we used this one) The place was nice with many opportunities to buy souvenirs and some snacks. I would recommend buying your items...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob J
Reviewed October 5, 2018

A good trading post stop before entering or upon leaving the Badlands Loop, depending on your direction of travel. Food, water, restroom and lots of frontier decor and shopping. Well worth a 20-30 stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank william s
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We bought trail mix, cheese strips, etc. to get us through the day at Badlands National Park. They have a pretty good selection of snacks and drinks here (much better than the next store, Badlands Ranch Store). They also had some souvenirs but we didn’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We stopped here to gas before going into the badlands. Just put in enough to get us through. High priced gas and so do your fill up before you get here. The trading post is interesting and has a lot of things to look at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

While anywhere else this would be just an average stop, here this is good one....because they are so rare. Also note: in the off season the gas pumps are automated.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarkH-WS
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This area reminded me of the old days where the Cowboys and Indians hung out and did their rituals. Unbelievable place to peruse and pick up some items for some souvenirs.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Philip is small place in the middle of nowhere so to speak. If you are heading for the day into the Badlands National Park which is close by and need supplies then this is your place. There are prairie dogs near by that are fun...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RectorRoots
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This place is well stocked. Very friendly and helpful staff. It is in a fairly remote part of the state, so it was great to have access to things you didn't even know you needed-- like a replacement for a broken cell phone charger.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Joan W
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Stopped here prior to our trip through the Badlands for snacks and water. It was a warm day and we knew we'd need these items. There were many bikers there from Sturgis and we enjoyed seeing them and their bikes. Our girls bought bags of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Deborah C
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