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Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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Sage Creek Rim Road, Badlands National Park, SD
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Prairie dogs!

I was worried I would some how not see a prairie dog I saw so many I thought my head would explode... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
simpleyme
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Washington
One Must Visit

Located on The Sage Creek Rim, This is a must stop. Prairie Dogs galore in their natural... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul G
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Tucson, Arizona
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fun to watch” (20 reviews)
“dirt road” (22 reviews)
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Sage Creek Rim Road, Badlands National Park, SD
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was worried I would some how not see a prairie dog I saw so many I thought my head would explode. They are plentiful and they are noisy and they like to stand tall in there hole looking all cute and tall just like...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on The Sage Creek Rim, This is a must stop. Prairie Dogs galore in their natural environment, take some time to watch and enjoy these wonderful denizens of The Badlands.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Roberts Praire Dog Town is a fitting reward for those who travel on Sage Creek Rim Road. Most of the road is un-paved and very ridged. It can be difficult to find a speed that feels both safe and doesn't literally rattle you to...More

Thank Bryrock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not suggest going after a recent rain, as we did. The red clay-like terrain was a complete muddy mess and impossible to walk in. The mud here is like cement and glued to your shoes. There are many other "prairie dog towns" in...More

Thank NekoCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent quite a bit of time watching and listening to the many prairie dogs here. I was able to take great photos and videos of them. There are hundreds if not thousands of them it seems here. Take the time to enjoy them!

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE place to see p-dogs. There are tons and tons of the cute little critters and "their" prairie is vast.

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed watching the prairie dogs. They were so funny! Watch for cactus if you go for a walk!

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness there are so many prairie dogs here it's amazing. And, on both sides of the road. Please drive slow because they will dash out onto the pavement.

1  Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Just a short jaunt of the main road will get you to this area. It is a must see as there are thousands of prairie dogs in any direction that you look.

Thank John J
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Prairie dogs are pretty common in the park but this place has a ton of them. There was a warning that plague fleas were present when we were there so we did not get too close. Anyway, its not good to get close to wild...More

Thank Gregory W
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