Things To Do

golden sunlight washes over the jagged peaks of badlands formations rising up and out of a dull green prairie.
There are many ways to explore the Badlands.

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Badlands National Park has something to offer every visitor. Families? Attend a Junior Ranger Program and hike Fossil Exhibit Trail, a great place for little ones to explore. Experienced hikers? Check out a social trail and backcountry camp for the night. Sore feet from days of exploring? Drive the Badlands Loop Road and keep an eye out for wildlife! Learn about all the different activities the park has to offer below or use the "On This Page" list to jump to a specific topic.


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        Last updated: August 31, 2020

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