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Roberts Prairie Dog Town

#6 of 23 things to do in Badlands National Park Features Animals
Sage Creek Rim Road, Badlands National Park, SD
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DO NOT GO HERE!!!

So many reviews talked about the very friendly quantity of prairie dogs and buying peanuts for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bleutalefly
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Marion, Iowa
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So cute

The prairie dogs were so cute and there were hundreds of them. They get pretty close to the cars... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wandering_Freee
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Northport, New York
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fun to watch” (17 reviews)
“dirt road” (17 reviews)
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Sage Creek Rim Road, Badlands National Park, SD
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So many reviews talked about the very friendly quantity of prairie dogs and buying peanuts for them, etc. This is NOT that place. This is literally five long miles of washboard jarring gravel road at ten miles an hour and I thought my newer car...More

Thank bleutalefly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prairie dogs were so cute and there were hundreds of them. They get pretty close to the cars but get nervous if you make any noise. But definitely worth stopping send checking them out.

Thank Wandering_Freee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kind of a fun quick stop to watch these guys running around. Even in 96 degree heat they were out and active. Worth a stop to watch them.

Thank wacotom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved to witness their social life, and that's easy to do here. Lot's of bison too here in this great spot

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Roberts Prairie Dog Town and it has a millions of prairie dog that are fun to watch. They don't offer salt-free peanuts here, this is within the Badlands and is a natural view of their huge prairie dog community. If you want...More

Thank Cat E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped to see the prairie dog we was amazed of the number of dogs that was there. It only cost us $1.00 a bag for peanuts. We spent about 30 min. there and took several pictures.

Thank minisprint31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was fun watching the kids run through the field if prairie dog home's and listen to the sound of the prairie dogs. This is just a field though so don't expect much else. Fun to see though.

Thank stepharas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to get close enough to take a great picture and I got it! Take some peanuts or something with you. We gave our dogs some cracker pieces. Loved it sooo much.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice stop in the park. We were in an RV so the gravel road was like driving on a washboard.Unlike other reviews- We did not experience any prairie dogs that were socialized to humans nor would we attempt to feed wildlife. It was a bit...More

Thank sonsspouseandme
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

They were everywhere and listening to their barks and alarms as we walked around was so cool. Well worth a small side trip down a well maintained rock and dirt road.

Thank Farmerted3316
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