badlands national park Trails

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Badlands National Park: Sage Creek Basin :: Wall, SD

This backcountry route weaves through pinnacled formations, serpentine washes, and expansive grasslands in Badlands National Park’s Sage Creek Wilderness Area. Pioneers crossing America’s sea of grass must have felt despair when they encountered th

Four Bear Trail :: Cody, WY

Located 18 miles west of Cody or 25 miles east of the Yellowstone National Park east entrance, south of the Rattlesnake Mountains, northwest of Buffalo Bill Reservoir on the North Fork of the Shoshone River, and near the southwest corner of the North

Marias River :: Cut Bank, MT

The isolated Marias River originates east of Glacier National Park and features spectacular badlands and sandstone cliffs reminiscent of the Missouri River. Its suitable for beginners its entire length. Summers along the Marias are generally short,

Canyon View Campground :: Kayenta, AZ

The Navajo Nation is best known for the austere beauty of the Painted Desert, with its rough, red mountains and color-striped mineral badlands, and the stark magnificence of Monument Valley. Between the two, a surprise awaits in the pinyon-brushed hi

Joe Skeen Campground :: Grants, NM

Within the confines of the El Malpais National Conservation area are several geologic attractions. The name El Malpais is the Spanish term meaning “the badlands,” which is appropriate because of the extremely barren and dramatic lava field that cover

Mariscal Canyon Rim :: Mariscal Mountain, TX

The geography of Big Bend National Park offers hikes to the river, into canyons, through badlands, or up mountains. But nowhere in Big Bend can you experience such a magnificent blending of landscapes into one trip as you can by hiking to the rim of

The Door, Window, and Notch Trails :: Rapid City, SD

Easy journeys to view some of the park's most rugged rock formations. At the Fossil Exhibit, Badlands National Park has created replicas of fossils indigenous to the Badlands, and they are exhibited along this trail in glass-covered bins. The trail

The Old Ore Road :: Panther Junction, TX

Well, here you go. Off into the high Chihuahuan Desert and the mountains and scenery of Big Bend National Park. It will make you think about why in the heck you’re out here in the middle of nowhere riding your bike. Why? Sometimes it ain’t a lot of f