Buffalo Gap National Grasslands, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
N 43° 42.692 W 102° 06.046
13T E 733570 N 4843920
Quick Description: Buffalo Gap National Grasslands has many types of rocks and minerals.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2016 6:02:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMRQPY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
Nice rock hounding area of Buffalo Gap National Grasslands in South Dakota. It is near Interior, SD, west of Badlands National Park. This is a very desolate area. Nearest town is miles away. But it is very scenic. There are many types of rocks here including agates and the elusive and rare Fairburn Agate. Petrified wood and fossils can be found but they are not allowed to be collected. This area is in a National Grasslands. The rules for grasslands is the same as for national forests. There is an awesome Grasslands Visitor's Center in Wall, SD.
Fossils: yes

Gems: yes

Meteorites: no

Minerals: yes

Rock Types:
Fairburn and prairie agates.


Admission price: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation: Not listed

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