Badlands Premium Tour (North & South Units)

9 hr

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The only tour that goes to both North and South Units* of Badlands National Park! This tour includes history of the Lakota Sioux and travel through the South Unit of the Badlands Park.

We travel along 'The Loop' viewing the serrated spires, weather-beaten buttes and cavernous gorges of the North Unit. It's home to a diverse variety of wildlife; prairie dogs, coyote, deer, bighorn sheep and antelope. We will stop at the Ben Reifel Center...
The only tour that goes to both North and South Units* of Badlands National Park! This tour includes history of the Lakota Sioux and travel through the South Unit of the Badlands Park.

We travel along 'The Loop' viewing the serrated spires, weather-beaten buttes and cavernous gorges of the North Unit. It's home to a diverse variety of wildlife; prairie dogs, coyote, deer, bighorn sheep and antelope. We will stop at the Ben Reifel Center (museum) and at the many overlooks for photos. We also stop at Wall Drug Store (famous old tourist trap that is worth seeing) and visit the new Minuteman National Historic Site.

We enjoy a 'local' lunch at a small restaurant in Interior SD (pop 30) and then stop for photos at the ghost town of Scenic. Here we discuss the history of the town and the impact on the Lakota and the White River Visitor Center location on Pine Ridge.

Contact us 24 hrs prior with hotel info for pickup location and time.
Tour can be made Private for addtional Fee.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Badlands National Park, 25216 Ben Reifel Pl, Interior, SD 57750-7020

This tour includes the North Unit of the Park, Wall Drug Store, Ben Riefel Museum and the Minuteman Missile Info Center.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Wall Drug, 510 Main Street, Wall, SD 57790

An old 'Tourist Trap' that is worth the stop.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, 24545 Cottonwood Rd, Philip, SD 57567-7002

One of a kind museum . . . Cold War exhibits from the 50's and 60's . . . "Duck and Cover" . . .

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Scenic, SD 57780, USA

Old West ghost town that served as a railway depot and stockyard for Department of Interior cattle for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: White River Visitor Center, Hwy 240, Badlands National...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Badlands National Park, 25216 Ben Reifel Pl, Interior, SD 57750-7020

This tour includes the North Unit of the Park, Wall Drug Store, Ben Riefel Museum and the Minuteman Missile Info Center.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Wall Drug, 510 Main Street, Wall, SD 57790

An old 'Tourist Trap' that is worth the stop.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, 24545 Cottonwood Rd, Philip, SD 57567-7002

One of a kind museum . . . Cold War exhibits from the 50's and 60's . . . "Duck and Cover" . . .

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Scenic, SD 57780, USA

Old West ghost town that served as a railway depot and stockyard for Department of Interior cattle for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: White River Visitor Center, Hwy 240, Badlands National Park, SD 57772

Located inside the South Unit of the National Park and on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. This center provides artifacts and artwork of the Lakota and have local Rangers provide talks about the Native American local history.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge, South Dakota

As we return to Rapid City, we drive by the famous Stronghold Table (location of the Ghost Dance) and the Red Shirt Table Badlands (locations for many popular movies).

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • National Park fees
  • Entry/Admission - White River Visitor Center
  • The only tour that goes to both North and South Units* of Badlands National Park!
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Badlands National Park
  • Snacks
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Rapid City, Rapid City, South Dakota

Traveler pickup is offered
MUST let us know which hotel you are staying at for pickup prior to tour date!
We pickup for free from any Rapid City hotel.
*Please Call 24 Hours Prior to Tour Departure to Confirm Pickup Time and Location!

9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.