Loop Road, Badlands National Park

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 trip website to plot your vacation.
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  • I did a lot of research and we believed the Loop road is worth taking. It gives you a different perspective of the Badlands and you should definitely consider using it.  more »
  • Such beautiful country. Everyone should visit this majestic part of our country. So much to see including wildlife and the landscapes. Bring your camera!!  more »
  • Take the extra time to drive Badlands Loop Road! The scenery is great with a lot of overlooks and wildlife galore. The majority of the wildlife we saw was near the northwest end of Loop Road (west of ...  more »
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