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Loop Road, Badlands National Park

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Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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Drive the scenic Loop Road to explore the beauties of Badlands National Park. Approximately 64 km (40 mi) long, the road winds through the park, following the contours of nature. Stop at some of the many overlooks with parking areas to admire the scenery and take photos. Many of these spots offer hiking trails, too. Throughout the park, you may see bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, bison, and more animals. Because the road is inside a national park, an admission fee is charged at the road's entrance. A visit to Loop Road represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Badlands National Park trip website to plot your vacation.
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  • Incredible drive through this beautiful national park in August 2021. We wish we had more time to spend here, as every overlook and vista needed more exploring, and the wildlife along the drive was.....  more
    Incredible drive through this beautiful national park in August 2021. We wish we had more time to spend here, as every overlook and vista needed more exploring, and the wildlife along the drive was.....  more »
  • America the Beautiful Pass accepted here. Loop Road is a two-lane paved road. Every turn in the road offers another incredible panoramic view. Be sure to stop at the overlooks. Sage Creek Road which.....  more
    America the Beautiful Pass accepted here. Loop Road is a two-lane paved road. Every turn in the road offers another incredible panoramic view. Be sure to stop at the overlooks. Sage Creek Road which.....  more »

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