Badlands Wall, Badlands National Park

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Stretching along some 100 km (60 mi) of dry plains, Badlands Wall poses as a natural rock barrier that's been eroding for tens of millions of years. Losing 2.5 cm (1 in) on average per year, the dramatic landscape is a constantly changing sight with sedimentary rock layers reflecting hues of orange, pink, red, yellow and gold. Hundreds of fossilized bones can be found throughout the wall and wildlife roams freely, among which are bison, pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep. Depending on the time of the day, and the weather, you can expect to see different colors, shapes, and features of the wall. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Badlands National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • You must get your camera ready to take pictures of this massive wall. The features of all the peaks are breath taking and you just cant understand how all this nature came to fruition. Just enjoy and ...  more »
  • Wish we had camped here. We drove from Custer State park where we were camping. Having at least 1 full day would have been ideal. I can imagine what sunrise or sunset would look like.  more »
  • Put it on the to do list... especially people who don't like large crowds... beautiful views. Take the long drive around...  more »

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