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Badlands National Park

Location
South Dakota
Formed
10 November, 1978
Area
242,755.94 acres
(982.4 km2)
Visitors in 2017
1,054,325

Badlands National Park is a national park of the United States located in southwestern South Dakota. It protects 242,756 acres (379.306 sq mi; 98,240 ha) of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires blended with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States. The park is managed by the National Park Service.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Visitor Centers

White River Visitor Center
Ben Reifel Visitor Center

Airports Nearby

Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP)
68.3 mi / 1 hour 8 mins
Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD)
279 mi / 4 hours 1 min
Denver International Airport (DEN)
395 mi / 6 hours 36 mins

Towns Nearby

Interior
2.8 mi / 7 mins
Wall
29.0 mi / 33 mins
Rapid City
76.2 mi / 1 hour 21 mins
Keystone
94.7 mi / 1 hour 39 mins
Hill City
101 mi / 1 hour 46 mins
Nemo
105 mi / 1 hour 51 mins
Sturgis
108 mi / 1 hour 40 mins
Custer
115 mi / 2 hours 3 mins
Deadwood
122 mi / 1 hour 57 mins
Lead
125 mi / 2 hours 6 mins
Hot Springs
128 mi / 2 hours 6 mins

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to Ben Reifel Visitor Center.