8 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

8 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Badlands National Park side-trips: Murdo (South Dakota's Original 1880 Town & Pioneer Auto Museum), Prairie Homestead (in Philip) and Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail (in Custer). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park, explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, and trek along Door Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park day trip app .

Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Wall, Philip, Murdo, Wounded Knee Massacre Monument, Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail
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