4 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

4 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

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Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Venture out of the city with trips to South Dakota's Original 1880 Town (in Murdo) and Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail (in Custer). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Loop Road, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park driving holiday planning tool .

In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

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Wall Drug, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Badlands National Park, South Dakota's Original 1880 Town, Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail
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Loop Road
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Badlands Wall

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