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20681 Sd Highway 240, Badlands National Park, SD 57750-7035
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#1 of 3 Specialty lodging in Badlands National Park
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Cedar Pass Lodge offers unique accommodations in Badlands National Park. Newly built cabins in 2012 and 2013 affords visitors the chance to relax in comfort offering Queen or King hand crafted lodge pole pine beds & furnishings. All cabins are outfitted with small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, AC/Heat, ceiling fan, on demand hot water heater, upscale sheets/linens, bamboo towels, Lakota made lamp, flat screen TV and Adirondack chairs on the front porch. All cabins were locally made and were built to Gold level LEEDs specifications including re-purposed resources of naturally fallen beetle kill pine from the Black Hills of South Dakota paneling the walls & ceilings of these quaint cabins of the Badlands.
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Tmr2 wrote a review Oct 8
Mount Carmel, Ohio233 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed here for one night during our two week trip to South and North Dakota. We had wanted to book for two nights but it wasn't available so definitely book early. We checked in late and there is a lock box at the office to pick up key and paperwork after hours. Very convenient. Cabin was great size for two people and it was very clean, which is an absolute for me. Nice shower. Perfect location for seeing the Badlands, Minuteman Missile areas and Wall Drug. We would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Becky053 wrote a review Oct 5
Bloomington, Indiana261 contributions166 helpful votes
These cabins are upgraded typical rustic cabin. No complaints about decor or amenities. Cleanliness was the only issue in that the toilet bowl was dirty, sticky stuff was on outside of refrigerator door and drops of something sticky on the floor. The prior occupants shampoo and bar soap were left in the shower, making it uncertain this area had been cleaned either. If these areas are not clean, then one wonders what else has not been cleaned well. In these times of Covid, places need to be extra fastidious in making sure the room is safe for their guests. We brought sanitary wipes and I cleaned about every surface since I did not trust the housekeeping. CDC has guidelines for cleaning hotel rooms which they need to make sure are followed. Try to get a room on the east side. Those cabins have both front and back porches to enjoy both sunrise and sunset. Plus you can sit on the backside and avoid the dust that the gravel drive kicks up for those with front porch only.
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Date of stay: September 2020
MinnieSota wrote a review Sep 2020
Worthington, Minnesota68 contributions1 helpful vote
After resigning myself to staying in a hotel in Wall, I continued to check the website and was excited to find a cabin cancellation a few days before our trip. Even though I wiped down everything with Lysol when arriving, I’m sure it was not needed…the cabin was very clean. I was happy to see that our particular cabin (#107) had both a front porch and a back porch overlooking the Badlands. (As do all of the cabins on the left hand side of the loop.) This particular cabin was a duplex but we neither saw or heard our neighbors until we were leaving the next morning. There was a connecting door between the two units so would be a good option if you had a larger group. The room had both a king size bed and also a queen size daybed. The AC worked well and there was also a ceiling fan. We had come prepared with food which we heated in the microwave and ate sitting in the Adirondack chairs on the porch while enjoying the view. On an evening walk we encountered a group of mule deer just a short distance from the cabin. The next morning, we were up early and hiked the Notch Trail at sunrise (easy since our bodies thought it was an hour later after switching time zones.) We pretty much had the path to ourselves. We were able to be back at the cabin and pack up to leave long before the checkout time of 11 am. We drove the Badlands Loop stopping often before heading on to the Black Hills. A highlight was seeing a group of bighorn sheep!! These cabins don’t come cheap, but for one night the convenience of staying IN the park made it worth it to us.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: The cabins on the east side of the loop have both a front and a back porch and have a great view...
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JoPauline wrote a review Sep 2020
Mid West22 contributions11 helpful votes
Stayed 3 nights in a cabin with 2 queen beds. Would give 10 stars if possible. Concerned about visiting S.D. in a pandemic- and trying to balance that with the insanity of not having left our house since March 17th- we brought our own food, sheets and Lysol. There are 2 rows of cabins and and we stayed in one on the left side towards the back (#112). The view from the back porch was stunning. We had 3 Adirondack chairs on the back porch and 2 on the front. The beautiful cabin included a refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and 52” big screen TV with limited channels. Plenty of hot water in the shower. The staff is lovely and very helpful. The restaurant, (takeout only), gift shop and Registration area are all in one building in front of the cabins, next to the Visitors Center. If you desire sandwiches from Subway, you can get them in Kadoka (30 miles to the east of the park), or in Wall (30 miles to the West). Easiest access to the cabins is from the Northeast entrance to the park. We sat in our Adirondack chairs on the back porch and watched bunnies and deer. It was heaven.❤️
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Date of stay: September 2020
Salil wrote a review Sep 2020
South Barrington, Illinois34 contributions15 helpful votes
Excellent cabin with all the amenities. We were in a King Size cabin which was very cozy and had a nice deck/patio to sit outside and relax. The service was excellent. We checked in late and they had our keys in a mailbox with detailed instructions for our cabin. The parking is right outside the cabin which makes it very convenient. The location is perfect as it is right on 240 (Cedar Pass) which is the scenic route through the park. Driving there in the dark could get tricky so try and reach during day light as far as possible. Very Highly recommend the place.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cedar Pass Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Cedar Pass Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Badlands National Park (0.2 miles), Big Badlands Overlook (0.9 miles), and Yellow Mounds Overlook (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Cedar Pass Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and free internet access.
Which room amenities are available at Cedar Pass Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Cedar Pass Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Cedar Pass Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cedar Pass Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cedar Pass Lodge Restaurant, Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill, and Cowboy Corner.
Are pets allowed at Cedar Pass Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Cedar Pass Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (7.0 miles).
Does Cedar Pass Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Cedar Pass Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.