Badlands Wall, Badlands National Park

4.9
#1 of 16 in Parks in Badlands National Park
Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Stretching along some 100 km (60 mi) of dry plains, Badlands Wall poses as a natural rock barrier that's been eroding for tens of millions of years. Losing 2.5 cm (1 in) on average per year, the dramatic landscape is a constantly changing sight with sedimentary rock layers reflecting hues of orange, pink, red, yellow and gold. Hundreds of fossilized bones can be found throughout the wall and wildlife roams freely, among which are bison, pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep. Depending on the time of the day, and the weather, you can expect to see different colors, shapes, and features of the wall. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Badlands National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Saw all the wildlife they have at the park. While we were there people respected the wildlife and respected the paths. Beware of snake signs did come in handy as we did come across a fairly big...  more »
  • On the way from Wall, SD to Badlands National Park, you will see a number of RVs on a ridge to the left. Do not just drive by!!!! Look for three radio towers on the left, then turn left towards the.....  more »

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