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Badlands Petrified Gardens, Kadoka

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  • My wife really LOVES petrified wood. I believe it's her favorite, so we definitely had to stop here since it was literally off of I-90 and was on the way home. The cost to view it was definitely cheap...  more »
  • We loved this place! We weren't sure about it at first, but decided to stop by just for fun, and we really enjoyed it! This place is family owned and the owner will tell you all kinds of interesting i...  more »
  • Excellent collection of petrified wood found in the South Dakota Black Hills area. The pieces have been transported to this site, so you cannot see where they were found but the collection is worth se...  more »
  • The gardens were beautiful very friendly staff and you have an opportunity to buy petrified wood and other gems on your way out highly recommend stopping by for a visit
  • Neat to see, I don't know if it is worth the admission cost for the petrified wood itself, the more interesting part is the different colored gems under blacklight at the start
  • Small but interesting place. Worth the entrance fee.
  • Great place, wonderful veiw, and a person gets to be kid a kid.
  • First things first, this place tries to fit earth's history into 6000 years. They have a massive sign explaining the biblical timeline. At a geologic museum, their information is completely wrong. That being said, if you can look past that, the collections of rock were plentiful and some very large and beautiful. The gift shop was a little pricey, same with admission.