With it being the New Year, we know you are wanting to experience new places and experiences to enjoy with your family and friends! While there are so many things to explore in a year, we have compiled a bucket list for you to check out if you are thinking about traveling to South Dakota for your next vacation and the best spots to visit in Wall, South Dakota. To start off the 2023 bucket list items to see when you visit, we have chosen a variety of destinations to fit everyone’s interests!
Did you know there are thousands of wildlife nested all over Wall SD and the Badlands National Park that locals and tourists love spotting? Well it’s true! Thousands of critters, big and small! It’s always exciting to get a glimpse of them. The variety of wildlife in Wall ranges from reptiles, rodents, birds, small and big mammals and carnivorous mammals, such as:
Tighten your tennis shoes, put some air in your tires and get to the Wall, SD and Badlands National Park area to enjoy some of the best biking conditions in the region! Home to 244,000 acres of open land in the Badlands alone, you’ll find pristine biking conditions from Mid-Spring through Late-Fall. Whether you’re traveling on a family vacay or making the yearly pilgrimage to the ever-popular Wheelin’ to Wall event held each September, you’ll find no shortage of opportunities to put more miles on your bike, coupled with life-lasting memories.
The leaves will begin changing before we know it, and with it the range of seasonal activities to enjoy in the Wall-Badlands region. To help prepare you for your late-summer/fall getaway in the area, we’re here to share our guide to the best sites and events to see this fall!
On behalf of the Wall Badlands Area Chamber, we’d like to welcome you to the magical and mystical place we call home in Western South Dakota. Home to Badlands National Park and starry skies like no other, it’s safe to say our celestial scenery offers the optimal conditions for stargazing. No matter what time of year you visit, whether for the annual Badlands Astronomy Festival or a cross-country jaunt with your closest pals, you’ll find up close encounters with constellations, the Milky Way, and so much more. Keep reading to check our top tips and sights to enjoy the best views of the night sky in the Wall, SD – Badlands National Park area.
Summer is finally here and we’ve got one event on our mind: the 115th Annual Wall Celebration & PRCA Rodeo! Slated to kick off on July 7th, Wall, South Dakota will be filled to the brim with exciting opportunities to celebrate our blooming town through July 9th. From free parades to PRCA Rodeo events, the 2022 Wall Celebration & PRCA Rodeo is destined to be the biggest event yet.
As the flowers bloom and flocks of tourists make their way to Western South Dakota for the adventure of a lifetime in Wall, SD, we’re preparing for our biggest summer of fun yet. Whether your adventures bring you near us in June, or at the tail-end of summer in September, we’re here to emphasize the spectacular variety of local events taking place in our neck of the woods, all summer long.
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!
The Wall-Badlands Area Chamber is proud to support a wide variety of businesses in and around the growing community of Wall. From engaging business leaders to come together to blaze a path forward for the future of our community, to working together to increase local commerce across all business sectors, the Wall-Badlands Area Chamber plays a vital role in the growth of our community.
As the weather starts to get warmer, and the sun spends more hours in the sky we can’t help but get excited to welcome visitors near and far to our quaint, yet vibrant community.
Although Wall, South Dakota is often considered the gateway to South Dakota’s finest attractions, Wall is a destination of its own. Best known for the iconic Wall Drug, attracting millions of visitors each year, Wall is a welcoming community overflowing with small-town charm.
Whether you are making a quick stop through Wall on your way west, or making us your primary destination we can’t wait to share our little piece of paradise with you.