• Badlands formations against the blue sky; photo by Rikk Flohr

    Badlands

    National Park South Dakota

Multimedia Presentations

Badlands in Brief Videos

These short videos will introduce you to a variety of topics related to Badlands National Park.

 

Interactive Panoramas

These images are the next best thing to being in the park. Zoom or pan to explore details in each image.

 

Poetry Reading

Artist in Residence Kathleen M. Heideman reads her poem, Why I Want to Be A Park Ranger When I Grow Up.

 

Under A Dakota Sky

Artist in Residence Rick Braveheart created this video. Enjoy his beautiful images of fall in the Dakotas.

Did You Know?

Early motorist meanders through the Upper Tunnel

Early motorists along the Badlands Loop Road traveled through tunnels carved into the formations. Since the road’s layout defied engineering logic by being based on scenery rather than stability, the road is constantly shifting. Though the tunnels are long gone, the sense of adventure remains.