Visitor Center Open / Road Construction
Park roads and parking lots are under construction. Expect occasional 10 - 15 minute road construction delays along Hwy 240 Loop Road. There is limited parking at the Ben Reifel Visitor Center. Please follow the signs to park in designate areas.
Badlands NP Announces Seasonal Job Opportunities
Contact: Julie Johndreau, 605-433-5242
BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK, Interior, S.D. - Badlands National Park is looking for candidates who are interested in working at a national park during the summer of 2012. There are many different positions available in Fee Collection, Resource Management, Maintenance, and Resource Education and Interpretation. Duties within the different areas of park operations include collecting entrance fees from visitors; staffing information desks; assisting with field work in exotic plant management, wildlife, and paleontology; and improving trails, fencing, and grounds. Selected candidates will gain worthwhile experience and learn about America's national parks.
Did You Know?
Four species of wildlife have been reintroduced into the Badlands since its establishment as a National Monument in 1939. The black-footed ferret, bighorn sheep, bison, and swift fox, once exterminated from the area's mixed grass prairie, are again thriving in their native habitat.