Red Shirt Table Overlook

Jagged badlands formations extend into the horizon under a blue sky.
Red Shirt Table is named after Red Shirt, an Oglala Lakota leader.

NPS Photo / Serena Rosales

Quick Facts
Red Shirt, SD
The viewscape is similar to one of the geology stops along the Highway 240 loop road in the North Unit, where the entire geologic column can be seen, but from a different perspective.

Parking - Auto, Scenic View/Photo Spot

Red Shirt Table Overlook is an unassuming pull-off with one of the most breathtaking views of the Badlands. The geologic section here is near complete, providing one of the most colorful vistas in the park.

Badlands National Park

Last updated: December 15, 2020