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


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  • Visitor Center Open

    Construction crews are replacing the parking lot in front of the visitor center. Please follow the signs, park in the side lot, and use the side doors. The Ben Reifel Visitor Center remains open every day from 8 am to 4 pm.

Event Details

  • Everyday from 05/26/2013 to 08/24/2013

    Location: Door Trailhead Time: 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM Fee Information: Free

Explore the geologic story of the White River Badlands on this 45 minute walk.  Meet at the Door Trailhead, located at the far north end of the Door/Window parking area, 2 miles south of the Northeast Entrance Station on the Badlands Loop Road.  Wear a hat and closed-toe shoes.  Terrain is varied.