Wall, South Dakota

Gateway to the Badlands. Wall was platted in 1907 when the Chicago and North Western Railroad was extended to that point. Wall was named from the nearby steep Badlands. The town is most famous for the Wall Drug Store, which opened as a small pharmacy in 1931 during the Depression, but eventually developed into a large roadside tourist attraction.

The National Grasslands Visitor Center is located in Wall.

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