Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Badlands National Parks attracts visitors worldwide with it's natural charm. The fossil beds found in Badlands are world renowned. Fossil from marine life, mammals, birds, invertebrates, and reptiles can be found here. Badlands is 381 square miles in area and is a protected area for wildlife.

Badlands National Park Info


Badlands National Park

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News

Mike Pflaum Selected as Superintendent of Badlands National Park

Mike Pflaum, a 35-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been selected as the new Superintendent of Badlands National Park. Pflaum has served as the Superintendent of Keweenaw National Historical Park in Calumet, Michigan since January, 2011, with an intervening assignment at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Pflaum begins his new assignment on August 23, 2015.

Environmental Assessment for Cedar Pass Development Concept Plan Available for Public Review

Environmental Assessment for Cedar Pass Development Concept Plan Available for Public Review

Celebrate National Park Week at Badlands

Badlands National Park will celebrate National Park Week with free entrance on Saturday, April 21, 2018. This year’s theme is “Park Stars,” celebrating everything from starry skies to superstar volunteers, park features, and resources.

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_MG_7190 - Just after sunset in South Dakota.

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Streaks of color paint the sky above eroded rock formations just after sunset in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

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A bighorn sheep ewe takes the high ground among the clouds in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

_MG_7395 - Badlands park road.

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This section of the park road cuts through beautiful rock formations in Badlands National Park near Wall South Dakota.

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Visited Badlands National Park in South Dakota on a recent road trip. We traveled over 5000 miles in 13 states.

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_VM_2697 - A bighorn ewe at sunset.

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A Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep walks along a rocky ledge at sunset in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

_MG_6717 - Badlands sunrise.

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Eroded rock formations and a few clouds at sunrise in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep lambs in the badlands of South Dakota. Badlands National Park.

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