6 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

6 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 Wounded Knee Massacre Monument (in Wounded Knee) and Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge (in Martin). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, stroll through Saddle Pass Trail, and trek along Door Trail.

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In September, daily temperatures in Badlands National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge, Wounded Knee Massacre Monument, Badlands National Park
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Loop Road
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Badlands Wall

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