December 17 Road Closure Near Visitor Center
December 17: Badlands Loop Road (Highway 240) will be temporarily closed at Cedar Pass for emergency repair work. The closure is expected to be in place for two to three weeks, weather dependent. An alternate route to access Interstate 90 will be posted. More »
Leadership Team Welcomes Two New Division Chiefs at Badlands
Contact: Eric Brunnemann, Superintendent
Superintendent Brunnemann welcomed Casey Osback, Chief of Visitor Protection and Jennie Kish Albrinck, Chief of Interpretation and Education as they joined the management team at Badlands this winter. The long awaited replacements replaced two capable acting division chiefs who stepped up from within the park to take on extra duties on a temporary basis.
Did You Know?
The Cedar Pass Lodge dates back to 1928 when Ben Millard and his sister Clara opened the Cedar Pass Camp to provide services to tourists braving the area's dusty, undeveloped roads. The Camp once consisted of a grocery store, gas station, dance hall, and cabins. It remains an oasis for travelers.