Fossil Exhibit Trailhead

A boardwalk extends towards badlands formations under blue sky amid exhibit and rattlesnake sign.
Fossil exhibit trail is perfect for families.

NPS Photo / Serena Rosales

Quick Facts
Fossil-lovers and families alike have a great time hiking Fossil Exhibit Trail, one of the easiest hikes in the park.
Interior, SD

Accessible Sites, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Parking - Auto, Parking - Bus/RV, Restroom, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Tactile Exhibit, Trailhead, Wheelchair Accessible

The Fossil Exhibit Trail is a self-guided, fully accessible boardwalk featuring fossil replicas and exhibits of extinct creatures that once lived in the area. The exhibits are tactile, so please feel free to touch. Braille is incorporated into the exhibits.

Badlands National Park

Last updated: December 15, 2020