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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Badlands National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • This is one of the sites you must stop and see/experience at the Badlands National Park. The geology, and understanding as to why it is called the Badlands becomes evident as you visit this area and i...  more »
  • We were all amazed by the beautiful formations. I do not have any pics of the wall on my phone. I’ve added others from the park. Some of the hikes were ADA available for me to use my wheel chair. The ...  more »
  • Each of the different overlooks in the Badlands National Park are worth a stop. You will see different formations, colors, animals and topography at each. We logged the most pictures from this one day...  more »
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