Reflections in the sky? The clouds over Badlands National Park seem to be drawing their inspiration from the park's landscape.
Badlands National Park
Otherworldly. The spires, buttes, and indescribable angles on badlands formations that rose inexplicably out of the flat plains caught my attention, but it was the weather that felt otherworldly. All night long winds shook my tent as I shivered in a 0° sleeping bag covered by a 30° sleeping bag. Despite the sub-zero temps, by noon the thermometer in my car read 50°. Fifty wasn’t what I was expecting for winter temperatures in Badlands National Park.
Remains found in Badlands National Park in South Dakota could be those of a Nebraska man who went missing in the park earlier this year.
Star gazers can put July 17-19 on their calendar, as that's the weekend when the Badlands Astronomy Festival will be staged at Badlands National Park in South Dakota.
More and more star gazers are finding national parks are perfect locations to practice their hobby. You can definitely count Badlands National Park as one such destination.
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The Badlands Loop Road at Cedar Pass in Badlands National Park in South Dakota will remain open, with one lane, while repairs are made.
Repairs to the Badlands Loop Road at Cedar Pass in Badlands National Park in South Dakota have been delayed a bit while plans are developed for an emergency services plan and out of concern for how the closure could affect the local economy.
A group of five hikers was injured at Badlands National Park in South Dakota when a butte they were standing on for a photograph gave way, dropping them six feet.
A window into the last Ice Age in the present-day desert outside of Las Vegas brings a missing link into the National Park System along with a small, but enticing, possibility that fossilized human remains are buried next to those of ancient bison, camels, and even lions.
The Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma recently welcomed a herd of bison to its reservation after a four-decade absence. The first herd came from Badlands National Park in South Dakota, and another 10 bison are to be delivered to the tribe from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.