9 days in Badlands National Park Itinerary

9 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail and Yellow Mounds Overlook. Visiting Door Trail and Legion Lake will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Badlands National Park side-trips: Philip (Prairie Homestead & Launch Control Facility Delta-01), Pioneer Auto Museum (in Murdo) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, & more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, and look for gifts at Wall Drug.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park trip itinerary planning site .

In June, daytime highs in Badlands National Park are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Hill City, Philip, Wall, Keystone
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Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
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Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

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