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National Grasslands Visitor Center

708 Main Street, Wall, SD
+1 605-279-2125
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Dramatic vistas during a driving tour

We only had a morning to drive through the Badlands -- not that I'm recommending this kind of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Battle Creek, Michigan
A must see for anyone who loves nature

This is a very nice and informative stop. The National Parks Rangers who staff this facility are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cris S
Lawson, Missouri
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We only had a morning to drive through the Badlands -- not that I'm recommending this kind of lightening visit. What incredible vistas, one right after another. We learned that the layers of geologic deposits contain tremendous fossils from ancient rhinos, horses, and saber-toothed cats....More

Thank TheIndulgentTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice and informative stop. The National Parks Rangers who staff this facility are very helpful and knowledgeable. We and our children definitely enjoyed the exhibits and information here.

Thank Cris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this walking back to our hotel from Wall Drug, and wandered in out of curiosity. It proved to be a good choice. We got there just as one of the rangers was beginning a talk on archeology in the grasslands, and she...More

Thank brimel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to ask questions about some of the local plants that we saw in our travels in the area. John at the Sunshine Inn recommended that we visit. The staff answered all of our questions. There is a good bit to see here,...More

Thank FredPatty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy nature and peaceful solitude - this is a great spot. We stopped and spent a few hours taking photos, it was beautiful! If you enjoy birds, you'll get a few checked off your list for sure!

Thank Christi J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I originally went in looking for specific information about some trails and discovered an excellent little visitor center staffed with friendly rangers, especially Ranger Aaron. He told us some amazing facts about the both the plants found in the grasslands and about prairie dogs. There...More

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids enjoyed participating in the questionnaire and received a package of information and items teaching them about the grasslands. Aaron was very interesting and passionate about his job. Well done!!!

1  Thank Traveler19204
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location in the middle of town is kind of unusual for what amounts to a NPS stop, but they had good information, helpful staff, and an interesting display/presentation about the grasslands. I would suggest it as a good stop on the way to the...More

Thank NuclearDad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did not know we had National Grasslands or why. The staff we're very helpful in explaining both and there were some good displays as well as books on the subject.

Thank KyReserve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice facility to learn about the importance of the prairie grasslands. They have information on the animals and birds that live in the grasslands and several exhibits to see. Great for kids!

Thank Mizbef
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4 September 2016|
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Response from Edward C L | Reviewed this property |
Summer: Monday- Friday 0800-1700 Winter: Monday- Friday 0800-1630