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Badlands National Park Wedding Venue

Badlands Cliff's Edge

A wilderness resort complex looking out over one of the most unusual natural land formations in the world

Wedding Availability Starting June 2024

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Welcome to Off Path Venues Badlands

The Most Stunning Backdrop for Celebrating

Built on the cliffs overlooking Badlands National Park, you'll be married with the world's best views and still be close enough for all the local activities and adventures the area is known for. Most rooms and all our restaurants, lounges, and bars have amazing sunrise views through huge dome windows that you'll have to see to believe.

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Amazing Celebrations in an Unbelievable Place Badlands South Dakota Wedding Venue

Perched on the very edge of Badlands National Park and just a short drive away from the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore, Off Path Badlands provides an awe-inspiring backdrop for your wedding and enough adventure for even the most well-traveled explorer.
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5 Day Celebrations

Off Path Venues does weddings a little different. Instead of a single day event, you’ll have five days to relax, explore, and spend time with your guests.

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Beautiful Ceremonies

Choose from ceremony spots on the cliff’s looking out over the Badlands or inside the park itself (permit & approval needed from the park)

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The Ultimate Party

Our transparent reception domes look out over the Badlands landscape. Celebrate the night away with dancing, bonfires, and amazing views.

Luxuriously Wild

80 rooms provide your guests with all the comforts and amenities they need while being totally surrounded by the most beautiful scenery on earth.

Off Path Wedding Venues Chef

Chef-Led Kitchens

Specializing in locally raised, premium cuts of beef, our chefs will work with you to ensure your wedding meals are truly unforgettable.

Off Path Venues Shuttle Service for Weddings

Shuttle to Adventure

Take a short ride to explore Badlands National Park, the Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore, and some of the best hiking in the midwest.

A Private Coastal Village Walking Distance to Everything​

Whether you’re walking back from an amazing wedding reception to your room or returning from a hike down the canyon, you’ll never be more than a stone’s throw away from food, drinks, and your bed. We’ve designed our Badlands wedding venue to be the perfect mix of convenience and privacy – whether you love the silence of nature or the excitement of friends.

Prairie Grass

Prairie Grass is the main restaurant at Off Path Badlands, providing amazing meals day or night.

Tumbleweed Bar

With two locations on the cliffs, you'll always have a place to hangout with friends and family.

Singing Buffalo

Visit our Italian style café for morning breakfast and coffee with a sunrise view - come back later for a snack.

Rushmore Hangout

A cross between a lounge and a bar, there's plenty of space to layout, relax, or sit by the fire with food/drink.

Hot Breeze Spa

Take a break from exploring and adventure and treat yourself to our full onsite spa and resort area.

Ceremony Locations

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Peninsula Reception Dome

The Laughing Otter Restaurant

Orca Bar

Mountain Glow

Olympic Hangout

Warm Breeze Spa

Hot Breeze Spa

Sandy Cove Reception Dome

Coastal Cliff Honeymoon Suite

Vancouver Lookout

Enough Parking for you and all your guests

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Beautiful Ceremony & Reception Spaces

Celebrate the night away just steps from the edge of the world

Have your ceremony looking out over the rugged landscape on our cliffside ceremony space. If adverse weather moves in, we have plenty of indoor space for your ceremony. Either can be custom decorated or converted into religious areas at your request.

Our glass reception domes are the centerpieces of our property and provide sweeping views in every direction. With outdoor lounge areas, professional sound systems, and cozy bonfire pits, you and your guests will be able to celebrate the night away in complete comfort. Even better, our staff is there to help you decorate, setup, tear down, and clean up. Tell your wedding planner what you envision and we'll do our best to bring it to life!

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Horse, Hike, Climb

With miles of trails along the ridge and into the interior, you and your guests will never run out of places to explore.

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Crystal Clear Skies

With no cities nearby, you'll be able to see every star in the sky. Relax around a bonfire for an unforgettable night.

National Parks

Take a quick shuttle to reach any spot in the Badlands or Black Hills National Parks – including Mt. Rushmore!

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Outdoor Theatre

Watch movies with your friends and family on a huge outdoor screen while enjoying amazing food, drinks, and service.

Equipment Rental

Rent bikes, horses, climbing equipment, umbrellas, lawn games, and everything else you need during your stay.


Nearby Places to Explore

The Notch Trail

The Notch Trail is the most thrilling hike in Badlands National Park. It features a short ladder climb and a scenic cliff walk.

Mt. Rushmore

A national memorial centered on a colossal sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore

The Black Hills

Experience monumental works of man and nature in one place, home to five national parks and monuments

Needles Highway

A spectacular drive through pine forests, meadows surrounded by birch and aspen, and rugged granite mountains.

Mammoth Site

An active paleontological dig site, which boasts the largest concentration of mammoth remains in the world!

Crazy Horse

The Crazy Horse monument in the Black Hills will be the world’s largest mountain carving when completed.
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Your dream wedding for less

Included at Badlands Cliff's Edge

Guest Accommodations

You and your guests will stay comfortably in our dome accommodations. Specially designed to immerse guests in the surrounding landscape, each room has huge bay windows, transparent ceilings for stargazing, and all the comforts of an upscale hotel - including AC, gas fireplaces, modern furniture, premium linens, rainfall showers, and more.

Dome Glamping


$169 per Night

Deluxe w/View

$209 per Night

Suite w/ View

$279 per Night

Guest Transport & Parking

Off Path Venues Badlands offers plenty of parking for any guests that would like to drive themselves or rent a car. We have luggage service for check-in/check-out and are available to help guests that need assistance. We also offer twice daily shuttles to Rapid City Regional Airport (approximately 1 hour each way). You can cover this cost for all of your guests as part of a shuttle package or tickets can be purchased individually by your guests.

Badlands wedding reservation dates shown in the calendar above. Each reservation is for 4 nights minimum but can be extended to 8 nights if desired.
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Starting Planning Now

Register for a free account on our wedding planning site to begin organizing your dream wedding today. From vendor selection and website design to menu customization and guest invitations, you'll be able to manage everything in one place.

*Dates not guaranteed until deposit is received and confirmed.