Reflections in the sky? The clouds over Badlands National Park seem to be drawing their inspiration from the park's landscape.
Badlands National Park
Long before two visitors to Yellowstone National Park felt compelled to come to the aid of a seemingly abandoned bison calf, a National Park Service employee at Badlands National Park went a step further when he came upon a sickly calf and decided to take it home.
Proper preparation often makes the difference between merely seeing some good birds and coming home with a trip list bursting at the seams and a few lifers to boot. It’s easy to enjoy a birding trip without studying your field guides and knowing your geography, but to many birders the prep is half the fun.
Recent improvements have made stays in the cabins at Badlands National Park in South Dakota a much more comfortable experience.
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.