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

    Badlands

    National Park South Dakota

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  • 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.

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.