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Loop Road, Badlands National Park

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Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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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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  • wonderful road through the park!!!!! tons of turn-offs with easy access to look outs and trailheads. we started at the Visitor Center and headed west throught the park. then we drove up to Wall for... 
    wonderful road through the park!!!!! tons of turn-offs with easy access to look outs and trailheads. we started at the Visitor Center and headed west throught the park. then we drove up to Wall for...  more »
  • Breathtaking and awe inspiring! Even if you are solo- drive the loop- it’s a wonderful drive! The landscape is so unique, like nothing I have ever seen! 
    Breathtaking and awe inspiring! Even if you are solo- drive the loop- it’s a wonderful drive! The landscape is so unique, like nothing I have ever seen!  more »

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