Things To Do

Come look through our Window to the West… the view is unforgettable!

Wall offers all the expected and plenty of the unexpected, from fine dining at great restaurants, to comfortable campgrounds, bed & breakfasts, and motels. There are biking and hiking paths that follows the ridge of the Badlands Wall and a life-size Brontosaurus dinosaur near I-90 Exit 110. Wall has one of the longest golf courses in the state and the city park features a shaded picnic area, playground, swimming pool and tennis court.

Anytime of the year is a good time to visit Wall. View our Events Calendar to see events including the “Wall Celebration” in July with activities that include a parade, rodeo, dances, and many other activities throughout the year.

Main Street features shopping for Black Hills Gold, Badlands souvenirs, and assorted novelties. Wall also boasts attractions such as the National Grasslands Visitor Center and of course, the #1 Roadside Attraction in America, Wall Drug Store. Wall Drug Store has been entertaining and educating the traveling public since 1931. Since then, it has evolved into a 76,000 square foot wonderland of free attractions. It features a Frontier Town with unique western shopping, a restaurant that seats 520 people and displays a world class collection of Illustration and Western Art, a Backyard with a choreographed splash park, picture props, 1,400 historical photographs, panning and mining opportunities, and the best paleontology store in the country. There is something for everyone at Wall Drug that will give a very entertaining and meaningful experience with world class aesthetics.

Badlands, SD

South of I-90 Exit 110, SD Highway 240-Badlands Loop Scenic Byway takes you through a rugged landscape for breathtaking views of Badlands National Park. The Ben Reifel Visitor Center tells about geology and paleontology as well as the past inhabitants which include plants, wildlife, and humans. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, and watching the breathtaking sunsets are a few of the activities you can enjoy in Badlands National Park.

Badlands Wildlife Reintroductions

Surrounding Badlands National Park is the eastern half of Buffalo Gap National Grasslands, which continues the prairie ecosystem and recreation opportunities. The National Grasslands Visitor Center on Main Street in Wall is a great source for rock hounding maps and the various agricultural land uses in the area.

Minuteman Missle

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site tells the story of the Minuteman weapons system during the Cold War era. Reservations are recommended to tour the underground launch control center and missile silo.

There is a rich heritage in the area including properties on the National Register of Historic Places. Prairie Homestead features a hillside, sod house that is still intact. There is also Triangle Ranch B&B, a working ranch that provides lodging in a 1923 “Alhambra” Sears, Roebuck & Co. Honorbilt home and carriage house.