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Badlands National Park, Interior

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#6 of 54 in Nature in South Dakota
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  • Badlands National Park is a clear natural wonder. No matter what time of year or what time of day you arrive, you will find breathless beauty of a barren, moon-like landscape. Definitely take the... 
    Badlands National Park is a clear natural wonder. No matter what time of year or what time of day you arrive, you will find breathless beauty of a barren, moon-like landscape. Definitely take the...  more »
  • I love the Badlands. It's such neat terrain, it almost feels like you're on another planet. The views are spectacular! I've been here twice, and I'm always in awe. I can't wait to go again. 
    I love the Badlands. It's such neat terrain, it almost feels like you're on another planet. The views are spectacular! I've been here twice, and I'm always in awe. I can't wait to go again.  more »
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  • Beautiful stretches of grasslands spread as far as your eyes can see with spikes and tomb shaped rock formations distributed all over. Saw Bisons, Prairie dogs and Horned goats very close almost at hands distance. Plenty of look out spots. In May crowd was low, so plenty of parking spots. Beautiful sunset spot around the half away mark of the Northern section of the park. No restrooms in the loop drive, so make sure to do your deed before you pass to visitor center. We entered the park near wall through the sage creek road. Wall Drug is a good spot to grab some grub. You can spend hours admiring the beauty or rush through based on your taste. The northern loop is 26 miles. We spent about 3 hours and there was still more left to see. Plan your time based on your schedule. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
  • My wife and I were there for a week in May and really enjoyed our time there. The scenery was fantastic and there were many good trails to hike. It was also not very crowded nor too hot. I highly recommend this NP.

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