Badlands National Park

ShareTweet The Notch Trail at The Badlands National Park in South Dakota is one of if not THE BEST trails to hike on your trip to The Badlands.  The trailhead to The Notch Trail is located just a short drive from the Cedar Pass campground in the Badlands National park.  The trail covers 1.3 miles […]

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ShareTweet The second and final day at the Badlands National Park started out in a bit of a windstorm.  Despite a long day hiking, driving, photographing and seeing the sights in The Badlands yesterday, strong overnight and morning winds made it hard to sleep and resulted in an earlier than anticipated start to the day.  […]

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ShareTweet The Saddle Pass hiking trail at the Badlands National Park In South Dakota offers great bang for the buck when looking for a hike with stunning views!  The Saddle Pass trail rises about 200 feet and offers stunning views on the way up and at the top of the trail.  The climb up is […]

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ShareTweet The Badlands Door Trail is one of three hiking trails with trailheads that all depart from the same parking lot at The Badlands National Park.  Of the three trails last leave from this parking lot 2 miles from the Ben Reifel Visitor Center, the Door Trail is the in between the Wondow (easy) trail […]

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ShareTweet The Badlands Window Trail provides easy access to get great views of the mountainous formations in the Badlands.  The trail is accessible to all and consists of a boardwalk that stretches for .2 miles from the parking lot that is also near the trailhead for the Notch, Door and Castle trails.  No water is […]

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ShareTweet The Cliff Shelf Nature Trail at the Badlands National Park is a nice easy trail for a first hike at the Badlands.  The trail is a boardwalk that winds around through a section of the Badlands.  There are some steep sections of steps along the way but overall the hike is a relatively easy […]

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ShareTweet After a late arrival at the Badlands National Park and setting up camp at the Cedar Pass campground late last night, the sun came up, the skies were clear and it was time to get out in the Badlands National Park to see the sights!  The badlands is a rather large park but nothing […]

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ShareTweet The Badlands National Park is one of the major US National Parks and an absolute must see if you are passing through South Dakota!  The cost of admission t the Badlands is $15 for 7 days and $30 for a season pass to The Badlands.  If you have a few days to see the […]

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ShareTweet After the first good night sleep in about a week at the All American Motel near Jewel Cave in Custer, South Dakota there was another long day ahead.  The plan for the day was a Jewel Cave tour, a Wind Cave tour and then onto the Badlands to find somewhere to stay for the […]

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ShareTweet The Cedar Pass Campground at the Badlands National Park is an excellent and inexpensive place to camp during your trip to The Badlands in South Dakota!  So long as you can get by without a shower (there are none at the campground) and clean yourself enough using the sinks in the bathrooms (with running […]

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