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

    Badlands

    National Park South Dakota

Brochures

Badlands National Park publishes a series of brochures and flyers about park destinations, resources and other topics of interest.

Maps

2013 Park Newspaper

2013 Ranger-guided Programs

Learn More About the Badlands

 

Did You Know?

Painting of a mosasaur

During the Age of Dinosaurs, a warm, shallow sea covered the Great Plains, including what is now Badlands. Since dinosaurs were land creatures, no fossils of these animals have been found in the park. Giant marine lizards called mosasaurs swam in the ancient sea, along with sea turtles and fish.