Kadoka, South Dakota: Badlands Petrified Gardens

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Address:
Hwy 16, Kadoka, SD
Directions:
I-90 exit 152, on the southeast side.
Hours:
Daily, mid-April thru Oct. (Call to verify)
Phone:
605-837-2448
RA Rates:
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Petrified Gardens.

Badlands Petrified Gardens
The timeless romance of piles of petrified wood, with an assist from screaming billboards, lures travelers off I-90 to this attraction. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/15/2010]

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Badlands Petrified Gardens

Didn't fool us. We know ham.

(Snapped this pic in 2008, but it seems like the kind of exhibit that would remain unchanged.)

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 09/27/2017]

Badlands Petrified Gardens.

Badlands Petrified Gardens

This one got mixed reviews from our family. It was a little strange to enter into a dark corridor and pay without any idea of what we were getting. We did have a $1 per person coupon and under 16 was only $3 so the 4 of us made it through the door for $17. The petrified wood was interesting, but I really liked the room after you left the Petrified Garden that had fossils etc. We wouldn't visit a second time, but I'm glad we stopped once.

[Bob Moffit, 05/31/2017]

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