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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is vast and varied. Adventurous travelers can explore backcountry hikes and strenuous terrain. Meanwhile, leisurely tourists can enjoy the sunset or look for wildlife among the colorful buttes and spires.

The park has numerous pet-friendly walks and short, family-oriented hikes so it’s easy to go on an adventure even during the heat of summer.

The Visitors Guide To Badlands

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Top Things To Do

Our top 10 things to see and do in the badlands including hikes, scenic drives and points of interest.

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Robert’s Prairie Dog Town

The best time to see and visit the skittish prairie dogs in the Badlands.