Visitor Center Open / Road Construction
The Ben Reifel Visitor Center is open daily from 8 am to 7 pm. The front parking lot is under construction. Please follow the signs, park in the side lot, and use the side doors. Expect 10 - 15 minute road construction delays along Hwy 240 Loop Road.
Laws and Policies
Superintendent's Compendium (410 KB PDF) - Specific regulations of Badlands National Park established under the discretionary authority of the Park Superintendent
Several documents pertaining to the management of Badlands National Park, including the South Unit General Management Plan and North Unit General Management Plan, are available online. Read more.
Did You Know?
The Ben Reifel Visitor Center was named after Ben Reifel, the first congressman from the Sioux Nation, who served 5 terms. Afterwards, he served as consultant and Special Assistant for Indian Programs to the Director of the National Park Service. Badlands was his favorite national park.