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National Grasslands Visitor Center

708 Main Street, Wall, SD
+1 605-279-2125
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You should see the Badlands

We were glad we visited the Badlands National Park. Kinda like something you can't describe until... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Texas
OK I Guess

We stopped here since we were in town. There is an informative video that the staff person will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gregory W
Carol Stream, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were glad we visited the Badlands National Park. Kinda like something you can't describe until you've been there.

Thank S7499HWss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here since we were in town. There is an informative video that the staff person will start. I didn't really find it all that interesting to be honest. It is worth a visit I guess if you want to burn half an hour...More

Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 1 week ago

make it a point to visit national parks and related sites. This was a happy accident. Staff was very helpful and learned a lot in the center.

Thank PatCincinnati
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the visitor center on the last day in South Dakota with one main purpose, to find a place to go rock hounding for a couple hours prior to the long trip home. The staff was wonderful and provided us with very accurate...More

Thank Deric T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting any of the Grasslands on the Plains, you should make it a point to stop by the National Grasslands Visitor Center in Wall. It offers a full explanation of the origins of the grasslands, from the homesteaders through the Dust Bowl...More

Thank Matthew Scott H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We spent a couple hours here and learned a lot. We watched the movie, looked at all the pictures in the same room as the movie, looked around the museum and went on the ranger walk around the building. It was a HOT day but...More

Thank hajanne
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I stop by this visitor center every time I'm in Wall. They are the visitor center for all of the National Grasslands in the US, and have a nice museum and movie l, which tells about how the grasslands are more than they seem. They...More

Thank Bev W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This was an ok stop watched the movie and walked around. The movie made a very funny claim, "before global warming" wow when was the 12K years ago during the ice age when this area was covered in ice over a mile thick? Any way...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stopped here after a day at the Badlands. The museum is very small. When planning our trip, I put this on as couple hour museum. It won't take you an hour, even if you watch the video. With that said, the rangers were very...More

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We had traveled through both North and South Dakota noticing the vast grasslands with oil wells (that's right), right beside the grazing cows. this center explained how the grassland areas were recovered and how today they have an important function. One can hike on some...More

Thank larkenRidgefield_CT
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