Badlands National Park

Tour Badlands National Park

United States
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South Dakota
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United States

People all over the world are drawn to the Badlands National Park not just because of its incredible, natural beauty and diversity in flora and fauna, but also for the surreal landscape that makes it such a remarkable place to visit. There's nothing quite like traveling through South Dakota and stopping by this national park during your road trip — you'll see rocks in various shapes and colors, wild bison roaming free and flowers that seem too pretty to be real!

This is a deeply eroded landscape that makes up South Dakota's geology. The area is characterized by spires and cone-shaped hills called "pinnacles", as well as steep ridges and gullies .

This national park isn't just for sightseeing — it also offers all sorts of activities such as hiking , biking , camping and horseback riding . Of course, there are tons of beautiful animal species that call this place home including bison, coyotes, deer and various birds . Venture into the backcountry on foot or with your car to discover hidden caves and fossils never

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Badlands National Park covers a total area of 244,300 acres

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The park is also famous for its numerous fossil beds, including the world’s richest bed from the Oligocene Epoch.

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The park is also home to one of the country's largest areas of mixed-grass prairie.

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