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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Some of the best camping to be had anywhere is going to be found inside national and state parks (in the US) and national / provincial parks (in Canada). Cedar Pass campground, embedded in the south end of Badlands National Park, is one of those gems. It's not a typical campground, given the campers (trailers, RVs) must park themselves on...

Thank Lodestar-Crusader
Collingswood, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My companion and I camped at Cedar Pass one night to check out the Badlands and were treated to a night of falling stars and the Milky Way with the mystical Badlands as a perfect setting. I would suggest that you reserve a site on the outside of one of loops so you get a clear view of the scenery....

Thank SuzanneCloud
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I liked the campground, very convenient location to the campground store and visitor center. The bathrooms very not ideal but you are at a campground. Make sure to reserve in the summer, all of th camping sites were full when we went. That being said there was not a lot of privacy.

Thank Hmcneil6
Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights - the first night we got in was a Sunday and the regular sites were all booked. We were able to find a space in the overflow / group area, which was a ways from facilities, but it got the job done. The rangers came around after dark to warn everyone that storms with 70 mile...

Thank CopperLeah
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night on our way to Glacier. This was a beautiful setting for a campground, wish we could have stayed longer. It was awesome watching the sun come up in the Badlands. It was nice it was only about 5 miles in from the park entrance. It is right down the road from a nice gift shop...

Thank ash922
Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We spent two days here and completely enjoyed ourselves. The campground was well maintained with refreshing showers. The picnic tables were shaded and that was a great help. We enjoyed the ranger program on the night sky. There is a dump station nearby with a small grocery store near by. Ice is available in the gift shop.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I would not stay in this campground again. This is a very, very small campground of just 41 sites all crammed together. There is a permanent fire ban and no fire pits. Coin-operated shower; I paid 75 cents for 6 minutes which was plenty of time if you don't have to wash your hair. For some unknown reason, there are...

1Thank Corey W
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Gorgeous views, warm showers, and the evening presentations by park rangers are awesome! There are water fountains around, too. Bathrooms were a little messy, but other than that this was a great, cheap place to stay!

Thank Alyssa C
Rockford, Michigan
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our family of 5 tented here for two nights in the heat of the summer. Parking is separated from grassy tent sites. Each site has a picnic table anchored on a concrete pad with a wood and steel shade canopy. Bathrooms are basic with no towel/clothes hooks. Showers are coin operated. There is a nice, commercial-grade, double sink available for...

Thank Grant M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I ended up staying here by myself on the way between Colorado and Minnesota. The campground was pretty full for the middle of the week when the temps had hit 106 that day. I was in site 1, which had great views and was far enough from everyone. Next time, I'll try get sites 26 or 41 for the views....

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Address: Badlands National Park, Badlands National Park, SD
Region: United States > South Dakota > Badlands National Park
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Cedar Pass Campground Hotel Badlands National Park
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“Sites are first come first serve. Choose a West facing site for stunning sunset view.”
 of 5 bubbles 144kimb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a hotel. Campground.”
 of 5 bubbles Doubledadoriginal, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want privacy, go somewhere else. People talk loudly.”
 of 5 bubbles mellywoodcock, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is a campground, so have a tent or RV”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneCloud, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask the campground staff what's available and what sites they think are best.”
 of 5 bubbles CopperLeah, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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