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Badlands Wall, Badlands National Park

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Stretching along some 100 km (60 mi) of dry plains, Badlands Wall poses as a natural rock barrier that's been eroding for tens of millions of years. Losing 2.5 cm (1 in) on average per year, the dramatic landscape is a constantly changing sight with sedimentary rock layers reflecting hues of orange, pink, red, yellow and gold. Hundreds of fossilized bones can be found throughout the wall and wildlife roams freely, among which are bison, pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep. Depending on the time of the day, and the weather, you can expect to see different colors, shapes, and features of the wall. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Badlands Wall by using our Badlands National Park vacation trip planner.
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  • Great scenery. Interesting wildlife. The family enjoyed the various trails. We will visit again on our next South Dakota vacation.  more »
  • When driving the road this is one of the must stop places. We enjoyed hiking that trails and trying to imagine what this place was like so long ago.  more »
  • Everyone needs to see this place. It is amazing. Endless fun exploring this park. We spent all day and look to go back and see more  more »