Burns Basin Overlook, Badlands National Park

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Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · National Park
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  • As you drive through the the park you tell yourself how much can the rock formations change. The answer is a lot. Each overlook offers its own pleasures. 
    As you drive through the the park you tell yourself how much can the rock formations change. The answer is a lot. Each overlook offers its own pleasures.  more »
  • Views for miles at this overlook. Depending on which direction you're headed this overlook might start to feel a little redundant, but the views don't get old in my opinion! 
    Views for miles at this overlook. Depending on which direction you're headed this overlook might start to feel a little redundant, but the views don't get old in my opinion!  more »
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  • Along with White River, one of my favorite viewpoints in the whole park. The colors of these mounds and their seemingly endless branching outwards and downwards into smaller mounds was an amazing sight. Absolutely worth stopping at along the scenic road, and I'd say worth going out of your way to see if for some reason you decided not to drive the scenic road (which would be a mistake)
  • Worth a stop in the national park, great views! Not really much of a walk at all, really just a stop. Came here on a weekday late morning, not too many people, a bit foggy but could see some views.

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