Your Guide to the Best Camping in Badlands National Park and Wall, South Dakota

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Starry skies, s’mores, and more fun with your friends and family than you can possibly imagine perfectly sums up camping in Badlands National Park, Wall, South Dakota, and the surrounding area. No matter your inclination to get in touch with the natural beauty of the land we call home, Wall and the surrounding area are teeming with once-in-a-lifetime camping opportunities that you won’t find anywhere else. Before you pack up your camper, RV, or camping gear, check out our guide to the best Wall SD campgrounds and camping in Badlands National Park camping in the Wall-Badlands area!

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Badlands/White River KOA Holiday – While this one is a bit of a trek from Wall, SD (35.8 miles), the Badlands/White River KOA Holiday, located just outside of Interior is the premier camping destination for those looking to bask in the majesty of Badlands National Park. Home to comfy cabins, 50-amp campsites, cottages, and more, you’ll feel completely disconnected from the world around you, while still enjoying all of the comforts of home – plus you’ll have breathtaking views of the Badlands in nearly every direction you look. Better yet, you’ll have front row seats to a spectacle beyond compare as you take in the unprecedented visibility of stars in the sky each night.

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Badlands Interior Motel & Campground – Located just 1.5 miles from Ben Reifel Visitor Center in Badlands National Park, Badlands Interior Motel & Campground has found a way to balance the best of both worlds for its guests. For the glampers looking to get in-touch with nature, but not too in-touch, Badlands Interior Motel & Campground is home to motel accommodations, while also offering over 70 convenient tent camping and pull-through sites. If you’re familiar with the topography of the Badlands, you’ll already know that the Ben Reifel Visitor Center is steps away from some of the best views in the entire Park – just imagine what it’ll feel like to call that place home for the duration of your stay! Oh wait – it gets better! Badlands Interior Motel & Campground also offer a swimming pool, playground, and an on-site laundromat – what more could you want/need?!

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Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast Outfitters – Located near the heart of Badlands National Park, Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast have created the opportune escape for campers looking to experience living history in motion. Home to an RV park, Hunting Lodge, Cabins, and Tent Camping sites, Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast is in a league of its own when it comes to catering to the every need of guests. No matter what you’re looking for in a camping site, cabin, or RV park, you’re certain to find accommodations and quality hospitality that make your stay well worth it – no matter who you bring with you. For the avid hunters out there, Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast is also a top pick, given the opportunity to partake in a guided hunt with Whispering Pine’s leading hunting guides.

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For those looking to stay close to the action in Wall, SD, check out:

Sleepy Hollow RV Park & Campground – (pictured above) For those looking to eat, sleep, and play within close proximity to the fabulous dining, shopping, and attractions in Wall, Sleepy Hollow RV Park & Campground is the perfect place to pitch a tent. Located just moments away from historic Main Street in Wall, where you’ll find gems like Wall Drug Store, Badlands Saloon & Grille, and more, Sleepy Hollow RV Park & Campground offers affordable camping accommodations for your unique needs. Hauling the RV on your trek to Western South Dakota? Sleepy Hollow has 59 RV sites waiting for you to enjoy. Want to pitch a tent instead? Don’t worry – Sleepy Hollow also offers convenient, on-site tent campsites! This Good Sam 4-Star Campground is certain to make your visit to Wall memorable.

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No matter where you decide to camp on your next vacation to Wall, SD/Badlands National Park, we can assure you will be greeted by close encounters with nature, world-class hospitality, and new memories that you’ll carry with you long after you leave. We can’t wait to see you!

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