Yellow Mounds Overlook, Badlands National Park

4.9
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  • This Technicolor landscape is inside the north unit of Badlands National Park (see separate Tripadvisor page) and a NPS pass or entrance fee is required to access it ($25/car, $15/motorcycle, $12/hike...  more »
  • Located near the western end of the paved part of the park’s scenic drive, Yellow Mounds Overlook is a must see as the Badlands here take on more color than anywhere else in the park. The spectacular ...  more »
  • If you want to get the most out of your experience, make sure you visit in the morning or evening. The yellow colored will pop!  more »
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  • This is one of my favorite places to stop in Bad Lands National Park due to the vast array of colors presented to one. Spring offers more greens than late summer months but it is still a beautiful landscape to view either time.
  • I saw this about 15 years ago and the yellow hills always sat in my memory. Visited again the other day and they were as magical as I remembered.
  • Nature can be so beautiful and unique. This place is extraordinary, something so colorful that you can't believe it. But it's true!
  • Definitely need to stop here! Go down and take a first hand look of the yellow mounds.
  • It is just amazing
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