Murdo, South Dakota

Murdo is located just off I-90, making it a well-timed pit stop or a central place to stay close to the Badlands, along with plentiful hunting and fishing. Stop here to spend the night and explore attractions like Badlands National Park and the Pioneer Auto Museum.

Where to stay in murdo

Murdo offers newly remodeled accommodations for visitors. The community also offers a few hometown eateries where you can sample local favorites like hot beef sandwiches, chislic and walleye.

things to do in murdo

Visit the Pioneer Auto Show and Museum, a collection of 250 classic cars, motorcycles, tractors, music boxes, toys and nostalgic items. The museum also houses a dramatic collection of the famous Zeitner rocks, gems and fossils. See Elvis’ motorcycle, the Dukes of Hazard’s General Lee and three of the world’s rarest antique vehicles including a 1904 Holsman Model K, the 1907 Middleby and the 1903 Ford Model A.


Just 22 miles west of Murdo, take a step back in time at South Dakota’s original 1880 Town. Originally built as a movie set, 30 authentic buildings showcase thousands of original relics for your family to experience the real Old West.

South Dakota is known for its world-class pheasant hunting in the fall. Murdo is located in the heart of pheasant country and ideal for hunting enthusiasts who enjoy upland game hunting.


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A Black Hills vacation is central to hundreds of scenic monuments, parks, restaurants and attractions. Browse Black Hills maps to find lodging and things to do near Murdo.