The Wall

Total Miles


928.47 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a dirt trail that runs along the cliff edge of Buffalo National Grasslands overlooking part of the Badlands and offering numerous boondocking locations. Both north and south ends of the trail are along Highway 240. The trail offers expansive views of the northern parts of the Badlands to the east.


Some large potholes along southern trail access point and a mildly steep section on the mid-north end of of the rim section. Can be driven with 2wd vehicles with moderate ground clearance. Most RVs can access the entire length with caution.

Technical Rating


Access Description

Access is along Highway 240 southbound from Wall, South Dakota. Both north and south access points are along Highway 240. The South access point is near the twin radio towers.