Badlands Standard Or Premium Tour - Rapid City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Rapid City hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


The serrated spires, weather-beaten buttes and cavernous gorges of the North Unit of the Badlands National Park offer unique scenery.It's home to a diverse variety of wildlife; prairie dogs, coyote, deer, bighorn sheep and antelope. You willstop at the Ben Reifel Center (museum), the famous Wall Drug Store (famous old tourist trap that is worth the stop) and visit the newMinuteman NationalHistoric Site. Remember "Duck and Cover."


  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Hotel pickup included

Know More about this tour

The Badlands tour begins in the morning withpickup at your Rapid City hotel.If you selected a standard, small-group tour of the North Unit Scenic Byway, you'll travel with a maximum of eight participantsin a 14-passenger van. Duringthe 1-hourdrive to Badlands NationalPark,listenas your guide discusses the history of the Badlands and answers any questions you have.

At the entrance to the park, you'll stop for photos and views at the majestic Pinnacles Overlook. Then your guide drivesthe Loop, stopping at several more overlooks on your way to the Ben ReifelVisitor Center. Here, you'll stop for a picnic lunch and have achance to visit the museum before continuing on the Loop to Cedar Pass. At Cedar Pass, you will have the option to walk the short Window and Door trails.

Exiting the park, you'll continue fora few miles to the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Information Center. Be prepared to revisit 1962 and the Cold War, including routine 'duck and cover' drills.

The final stop will be at theWall Drug Store, a unique tourist attraction that offers shopping for anything you may think of, including 5-cent coffee and excellent doughnuts. You will be returned to your hotelin the afternoon.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
  • National Park fees
  • Lunch


  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A small amount of walking is involved

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately