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Wall

Window To The West Located off I-90. Take Exits 109 and 110. Perched high on the edge of sunbathed cliffs, Wall takes its name from rugged ramparts that form the north rim of the Badlands. Badlands National Park is a region of chiseled spires, ragged ridges and canyons. The Badlands Loop Scenic Byway takes in Badlands National Park’s spectacular overlooks. From Interstate 90, take Exit 131, where Badlands Loop Scenic Byway (S.D. Highway 240) takes you through the Park and directly into Wall at I-90 Exit 110. Encompassing Badlands National Park is Buffalo Gap National Grassland, continuing the diversity of wildlife and recreational opportunities. The National Grasslands Visitor Center in Wall, is open year-round. Minuteman Missile National Historic Site tours interpret how the area participated in the defense of the U.S. during the Cold War. Wall is home to the famous Wall Drug Store with a museum-quality collection of western art. The store survived the Depression by offering free ice water to thirsty travelers.

Wall offers many activities, motel rooms for 2,000 overnight guests, campgrounds, Bed & Breakfasts, restaurants, museums, auto services, and is a major stopover for travelers on I-90. Great Western hospitality… it’s been here all the time. To learn more, contact the Wall-Badlands Area Chamber toll free at (888) 852-9255 or visit us online at www.wall-badlands.com

Wounded Knee

Located off Hwy. 18. Wounded Knee is on Bureau of Indian Affairs Highway, a few miles northeast of the Pine Ridge Reservation. This is a historical adventure you should not miss while visiting South Dakota. Wounded Knee is the site of the last major conflict between the whites and the Indians on December 29, 1890. The battlefield today stands quiet, but an eerie reminder of the more than 300 Lakota Indians that were killed by army troops. The monument and cement curbing indicate a common grave in which the bodies of the slain American Indians, men, women and children alike, were buried.

Our standard amenities are anything but.

• Free Continental Breakfast • Indoor/Outdoor Pool • Exercise Room • High-Speed Internet

Best Western Plains Motel

712 Glenn St., Wall, SD 57790 | 605.279.2145 1.800.528.1234 | www.bestwestern.com Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated. ©2012 Best Western International, Inc. All rights reserved.

Wall Drug Jackalope (photo courtesy Mykl Roventine) Wounded Knee Memorial (courtesy

Jimmy Emerson)

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