We enjoyed the video at the Ben Reifel Visitor Center and felt like we had a good base knowledge to begin touring the park!
About Ben Reifel Visitor Center
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Take the time to watch the informative video and check out the exhibits on display. This center makes a nice stopping point along the scenic drive. My children (12, 10, and 6) completed the Junior Ranger program and were given a badge and a patch.
This seemed like pretty standard visitor center fare when we first arrived. An information desk, some informative displays and a gift shop. All was good and as expected. But then, the fossil preservation area! Off to one end is a room where people are actively...More
A nice exhibit with of course a gift shop. The bathrooms are very clean and they encourage you to bring in your water bottles and fill up on ice cold water.
We had a little bit of time to walk through the visitor center as the kids were working on their Junior Ranger books. This was a great little stop with a LOT of information about the park, it's history, etc. My kids enjoyed the displays...More
Outstanding visitor center to acquaint visitors with the Badlands area - formation, history and clear directions - almost like an oasis. Great bathrooms, place to fill water bottles, and browse through their extensive interpretive displays...even a tastefully done gift shop. We really enjoyed the movie...More
I had never heard of Badlands National Park until I began planning a trip to Wyoming and surrounding states. My daughter collects national park passport stamps and, since we would be going right by Badlands, we decided to go to the visitor's center so she...More
It was among my last stops in the area, so I had to load up on things to take back for people, but also you have a huge wealth of information in this jam packed place. You can even get a cancellation stamp for your...More
If you're on the loop road, go ahead and stop. The visitor center is educational, has a nice little gift shop, and has plenty of picnic spots.