Nomad View Dispersed

Buffalo Gap National Grassland

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Hwy 240
Wall, SD 57790
605-279-2125
308-432-0300
Official Website

GPS: 43.8898, -102.227

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: grass
Open Seasonally: Yes
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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23 people have reviewed this location.

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dmkimm

35 Keystone Raptor 300 MP
2005 Freightliner Century Classic S/T
4 reviews
Days stayed: 2
“Breathtaking view of the badlands of South Dakota”

Reviewed Jan 10, 2018

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One of our favorite spots when passing through South Dakota. You can literally park right on the canyon rim of the badlands. Can be very windy so be careful. Cell towers right there so both phone and data service is good here.

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4bars
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7 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: Dispersed

rvdoc would stay here again

“Great place to camp”

Reviewed Sep 17, 2017

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Pictures can never do this place justice. Sitting at my dining room table, overlooking God's marvelous handy work was a thrilling experience. Our first day there, a herd of 20+ long horn sheep passed through. DO NOT leave your camper awning out, the wind can come up suddenly and strong. The flies also like this place

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3bars
Verizon 4G

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Nomads_Nest
NJ
11 Tagalong
8 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Nomads_Nest would stay here again

Reviewed Sep 06, 2017

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Easy to find with coordinates. Great views from every spot. Some are unlevel but easy to get a different spot if thats bothersome. Plenty of room between campsites for privacy. No issue with wind, but there were a lot of flies. Unfortunately no wildlife sightings but the sunsets and sunrises were spectacular! No trouble with at&t servi... more

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Wander Wagon
De Pere, WI
21 Livin Lite Camplite RBS
2017 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab
37 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Wander Wagon would stay here again

“Outstanding view!”

Reviewed Sep 05, 2017

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We arrived late in the day and yet there were still open boon docking spots available. Our spot had an incredible view. The only draw back was the wind and dust, but the wind settled down in the evening.

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Good Wayne Hunting

23 Sonic 190VRB
2015 Ford F-150
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 8

Good Wayne Hunting would stay here again

“Great location, great view”

Reviewed Aug 30, 2017

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For my first boondocking camp site, I couldn't have asked for more! It is located 8 miles south of Wall, SD and less than a half mile from the Badlands National Park entrance. I met a number of nice people. All of them were either full timers, like myself, or spent several months out of the year traveling. The weather was good in Augus... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G

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wander

40 Blue Bird Wanderlodge
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

wander would stay here again

“Amazing views...”

Reviewed Aug 27, 2017

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Finding the spot was fairly simple, however there are two gravel road entrances coming from I-90; the second one is the place to start for larger rigs. It's a gravel road that leads up to a large radio tower. Plenty of room along the edge of the wall for lots of folks - and the views are breathtaking.

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4bars
AT&T 4G

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Streaming Nomads

27 Airstream International Signature
2017 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition
11 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

Streaming Nomads would stay here again

“First boondocking experience”

Reviewed Aug 21, 2017

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This was our first boondocking experience, and it has set our expectations high! We arrived late in the day on a Thursday in late June. We found the site easily by looking for the towers off of HWY 240, though there were a few big RVs up on the ridge that helped our confidence that we were in the right place. For our first night we tur... more

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3bars
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4bars
Verizon 4G

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OneAddictedTraveler
Lake Elmo, MN
24 Pleasureway Plateau FL
13 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: --

OneAddictedTraveler would stay here again

“Super views”

Reviewed Jul 28, 2017

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Located just north of the Wall entrance to Badlands N.P, this unmarked campground's sites perch on the edge of a cliff overlooking typical badlands terrain. No services, no tables or latrines Obvious sites along the road that runs along the cliff edge. We were visited by big horn sheep -- a ewe and her kid. The views are terrifi... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

JP would stay here again

“Best views of the Badlands!”

Reviewed Jul 25, 2017

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Dirt road easy to navigate in class C with tow vehicle. Close to Wall SD and entrance to Badlands. Great views on edge of the bluff, sunrise was amazing! Lots of campers here but plenty of room to spread out. We will definitely come back again!

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Larabar89 would stay here again

“Beautiful!”

Reviewed Jul 15, 2017

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The view here is unbeatable! We camped with a tent for 2 nights, it's a quiet and scenic place that is also reasonably close to Wall, SD if you need to go into town for anything. We saw some goats and coyotes, really neat experience. Just watch out for cacti when you're exploring!

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