Not All Bad In Badlands

photo of the week for Thursday, 2012, July 5
Photographer: Kurt Repanshek

Despite its name, not everything is "bad" in Badlands National Park. The park in South Dakota offers wide expanses of grassy prairie, and despite this summer's heat and lack of rain, in ealry July many parts of the park were still showing green. This shot is from the Yellow Mounds Overlook.

On the Web: www.nps.gov/badl