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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  • This has been a bucket list item for us for a very long time, and it didn't disappoint! The loop road which goes through the park has a bunch of great stops. Make sure you get there early (we got...  more »
  • We drove the loop road and then went back with making the stops we wanted. Beautiful colors at sunrise, gets hot during the day. Snakes are in the grass, so we hiked only a little in those areas. The....  more »

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