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Badlands National Park

South Dakota
10 November, 1978
242,755.94 acres
(982.4 km2)
Visitors in 2017

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.

Airports Nearby

Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP)
Western Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF)
Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport (DIK)
Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD)
Bismarck Airport (BIS)

Visitor Centers

White River Visitor Center
Ben Reifel Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check for accurate open hours.

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.