Prairie Wind Overlook, Badlands National Park

4.2
#22 of 23 in Things to do in Badlands National Park
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  • This stop doesn't have the pizazz you'll find at all the other overlooks in the Badlands, but it is definitely worth a stop. As you walk to the viewing area, listen to the grasses blowing in the...  more »
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  • An EXCELLENT overlook if you are interested in learning more about the prairie and the grasses. There are signs that explain what is going on and a short walk of about a block each direction. It is a nice change from all of the overlooks of the Badlands, not that they are bad, but it was nice to understand the grasslands better.
  • We didn't see any flowers on our trip, only the boys walked with me while three other adults stayed back with the car (it was a bit hot that day). It wasn't terrible but there really wasn't much to see.

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