7 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

7 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

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Badlands National Park

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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.
Visiting Loop Road and Roberts Prairie Dog Town will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Wounded Knee Massacre Monument and Sage Creek Wilderness Area are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Badlands National Park: Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge (in Martin), Red Cloud Heritage Center (in Pine Ridge) and Oglala Lakota College Historical Center (in Kyle). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, stroll through Notch Trail, hike along Castle Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park road trip planning website .

In July in Badlands National Park, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

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Red Cloud Heritage Center, Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge, Wounded Knee Massacre Monument, Badlands National Park, Oglala Lakota College Historical Center
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Roberts Prairie Dog Town
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Badlands National Park
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Badlands Wall

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