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Address: Badlands National Park, SD
Phone Number: 605-433-5361
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Activities: Driving
Description: Main route through Badlands National Park.

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Even our teenagers loved it! They kept saying how beautiful it was and took tons of pictures in their phones.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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New Windsor, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Even our teenagers loved it! They kept saying how beautiful it was and took tons of pictures in their phones.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

On a cross-country road trip, we did a drive through the Badlands, which was amazing. The road through the national park offers you great views of a variety of stunning formations, with numerous turnouts to stop at and take pictures. We had time to do a quick hike on the fossil trail, which is a wood boardwalk with fun signs... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Please make sure to pull off for pictures and to let motorists pass. There are dozens of great parking areas and trail heads. Make sure to get out and look around.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I wasn't expecting to be wowed by the Badlands, but I was wrong. It was amazingly beautiful. I loved the way the prairie just stopped and fell off into the rocky maze of colored weathered rock. The road winds between the two, with bison grazing the prairie and prairie dogs on one side and rock pinnacles on the other.

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Denver, Colorado
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44 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great scenery. Lots of wildlife if you take your time and look. Several short hikes to great scenery.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is the road that traverses through the northern portion of Badlands National Park. It is very scenic and colorful. There are many places to park and enjoy the scenery and take pictures. There also are a number of walk ways that you can take to get an even better view.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

drive carefully, there's so much to look at--right now, constructions slows things down, but it's a great way to get an overview and maybe even see some bighorn sheep

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I don't know what we were expecting but this drive was spectular . We missed the turn after we left Wall on our way to Rapid City and decided to make the loop the following day... Boy are we glad we did.... It was un-describable ... Take the time and enjoy the ride...

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Coleman, WI
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Arrived shortly after a thunderstorm and saw the muddy streams and gleaming rocks. The bizarre shapes and varied colors were a treat for the eyes. The video at the visitor center and the displays there educated us about the history and future of this unique landscape.

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

While traveling through the west, we stopped at the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. The loop road is amazing with many areas to stop along the route! The entrance to the park is only a few miles off I90 and the roads are well maintained. This park is a must do if traveling in that area!

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Address: Address: Badlands National Park, SD
Phone Number: 605-433-5361
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Badlands National Park

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