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Address: Badlands National Park, SD
Phone Number: 605-433-5361
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Description: A ridge that goes through the park, and is the site of incredible rock...
A ridge that goes through the park, and is the site of incredible rock formations, which are being eroded, and therefore slowly change over time.
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Speechless not sure what to say this is one of the best, relaxing places we have been to in a long time. We went in March so it was not busy with alot of people. The weather was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Speechless not sure what to say this is one of the best, relaxing places we have been to in a long time. We went in March so it was not busy with alot of people. The weather was not bad, and the animals were out and about. Ok we stopped at most of the look out points took tons of... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Badlands National Park is extremely photogenic. The Park Service has laid out an excellent loop for viewing extremely severely eroded landforms and for also viewing wildlife such as Buffalo, Bobcat, Prairie Dogs, and, Bighorn Sheep. One's best chance for wildlife viewing is early and late in the day. The hour just after sunrise and just prior to sunset, the Golden... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was the most amazing landscape I have ever seen. I'm an amateur landscape photographerand arrived at dawn for the most amazing views. Was able to drive around and saw Mt goats, deer, hawks, and various rodents. Can't imagine coming across this as a pioneer explorer or cowboy.

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Cincinnati
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Beside to I-90, the Badlands National Park is an excellent option for family. I have not gone at the camping park. But there are good plains around there to camp.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We entered the Badlands on Sage Creek Rim Road. We immediately saw prairie dogs. When we got to the first observation point we saw wild buffalo just grazing. Sage Creek Rim Road is a rock road but it was definitely worth the drive. We then continued on to the Badlands Loop Road which is paved and the rock formations became... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The many pull offs as you go through the Badlands loop allow you to get out and hike through the rocks whenever you see something interesting. Warning- these are not amusement parks. There are very few safety rails (except in designated viewing areas) and the potential for serious injury is very real. We found it better to climb up first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Badlands of South Dakota are as spectacular as The Grand Canyon in their own way. Driving along the Prairie rim of the Badlands is like driving along the coast of an empty ocean. A landscape that does not belong amongst the grassy prairie. When you venture down into its environs, it feels like a surrealistic world created on whims... More 

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Oskaloosa, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

So cool to see how the landscape changes from boring to interesting. We drove through and stopped at a few places to hike. My son loved the fact you could climb pretty much anywhere. I was glad we did not see any rattlesnakes, but we did see some big horn sheep. Wish we would have had more time. I'm sure... More 

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Alabama
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Having never been to South Dakota, I was so very surprised the beauty of the Badlands National Park. I never expected to see so much differentiation in the landscape as we drove from Colorado, but seeing the giant mountains formed by layers of rock was absolutely stunning. I think we came at the most perfect time bc we only encountered... More 

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Arvada, CO
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

We visited during the kids' Spring Break on March 27, 2015. The weather was almost perfect........low 60s F and a bit breezy, but sunny. We saw bald eagle, bison, antelope, prairie dogs, coyote, quail, and pheasant. My teenagers were impressed and the visit was deemed a success. Being late March, the crowds were nonexistent.......a real bonus, in my opinion! I... More 

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