• Badlands formations against the blue sky; photo by Rikk Flohr

    Badlands

    National Park South Dakota

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  • Visitor Center Open / Road Construction

    Park roads and parking lots are under construction. Expect occasional 10 - 15 minute road construction delays along Hwy 240 Loop Road. There is limited parking at the Ben Reifel Visitor Center. Please follow the signs to park in designate areas.

Schedule Of Events

In 2014, interpretive programs will be offered from May 25 - August 23. View the Schedule of Ranger-led Interpretive Programs (100 KB pdf).

 

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  • Standing Witness, site: Sage Creek

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Art at play through moving drawings that explore terrain: a projection on location More

  • Standing Witness, site: Sage Creek

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Art at play through moving drawings that explore terrain: a projection on location More

  • Standing Witness, site: Sage Creek

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Art at play through moving drawings that explore terrain: a projection on location More

  • Standing Witness, site: Sage Creek

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Art at play through moving drawings that explore terrain: a projection on location More

  • Standing Witness, site: Sage Creek

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Art at play through moving drawings that explore terrain: a projection on location More

Did You Know?

Ben Reifel speaking at the Cedar Pass Campground Amphitheater - 1971

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.