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Loop Road, Badlands National Park

Categories: Scenic Drives, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.9/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
Drive the scenic Loop Road to explore the beauties of Badlands National Park. Approximately 64 km (40 mi) long, the road winds through the park, following the contours of nature. Stop at some of the many overlooks with parking areas to admire the scenery and take photos. Many of these spots offer hiking trails, too. Throughout the park, you may see bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, bison, and more animals. Because the road is inside a national park, an admission fee is charged at the road's entrance. A visit to Loop Road represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Badlands National Park itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We have traveled this loop many many times, it is a National Park experience not to be missed. The landscape, flora and fauna are amazing. That being said animals are best viewed near dawn and dusk. T...  read more »
  • Badlands was the 31st National Park I've visited - they are all beautiful, but Badlands is certainly one of the most unique landscapes in North America. What I didn't expect was the abundant wildlife,...  read more »
  • This review relates to all of thhe Badlands National park. Put simply, this is a must see from the Rapid City area. The scenery is breathtaking, the drive is relatively easy. It is indescribable. It i...  read more »
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