Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead, Badlands National Park

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Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead is located in Badlands National Park. Plan your visit to Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Badlands National Park family vacation planner.
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  • Stop by the visitor's center just down the road and get a trail guide. The hike is up to national park standards with boardwalk and stairs as needed. But it is still a challenging hike with lots of st...  more »
  • Great hike on a well maintained trail. Lots of stairs but worth the hike. The view from the top is amazing. Great southern views. You can do it.  more »
  • This is a really short and easy trail that is a lot of boardwalks and some staircases. It does gain some elevation. it is a nice walk through a juniper forest, one of the only areas in the park with t...  more »