Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead, Badlands National Park

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  • This is a pretty good nature trail...it is easy and you can easily do it. There is information that helps you understand the formation of the formations. Ames a good introduction to the Badlands.  more »
  • Why evil to this country park within the terms view view trail ... Thinking can correspond by the name upon being hired name.. This trail on a hill ... Looked through the heights overlooking can't ya evil terrain
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  • We usually skip "nature trails" because they're geared toward plant education, and not very scenic. This one is a different story. It's also worth doing because it's very different than the other trai...  more »
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  • Great View of the park from the top of the trail. Trail is fairly easy and not too long. I would guess you could make the loop in 20 minutes or less, but I wasn't really timing it. Trail is pretty well defined so you won't stray off on accident and half of it is elevated off the ground.
  • There is a short loop through a lightly wooded area here.
  • Very interesting place to visit. Beautiful scenery and very good paths, just keep an eye out for rattle snakes, however, I did not see or hear any.
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