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

    Badlands

    National Park South Dakota

Cooperating Association

Badlands Natural History Association logo with bison and badlands

The Badlands Natural History Association is a nonprofit, cooperating association of Badlands National Park. Profits from their sales are donated to the park to print the park newspaper, fund the Internship Program, purchase library books, support scientific research projects, improve and maintain photographic and museum collections, and fund the Artist in Residence Program.

Executive Director: Katie Johnston

Contact Information: P.O. Box 47; Interior, SD 57750
(605) 433-5489
(605) 433-5248 fax

Did You Know?

Bison herd in the Badlands Wilderness Area

25% of Badlands National Park is a designated wilderness area. Established in 1976, the Badlands Wilderness Area consists of 64,144 acres of the largest prairie wilderness in the United States. Administered in two units, Sage Creek and Conata Basin, the area is open for backpacking and exploration.