Driving Through Badlands National Park (Badlands Loop Road)

Welcome to the wild and breathtaking world of Badlands National Park. If you’re a fan of awe-inspiring landscapes and exhilarating road trips, then you’re in for a treat.

Buckle up and get ready to embark on a journey along the mesmerizing Badlands Loop Road, where nature’s artistry takes center stage.

As you drive through Badlands National Park you’ll have the opportunity to stop and enjoy several scenic overlooks.

Scenic overlooks along Badlands Loop Road

This is one of the most popular stops on the Badlands Loop Road. Here you’ll find a large parking lot and restrooms. It gives you a terrific view of this part of the park.

Pinnacles Overlook

Do not pass by this stop on your drive through the Badlands. Here you’ll see layers of lovely colored rock formations that you won’t want to miss.

Yellow Mounds Overlook

I found this overlook rather stunning. And it’s unlike any of the others because you’re not venturing out to the edge of a valley of rock formations.

Prairie Wind Overlook

This is the spot from which to get the best expansive view of the eastern portion of the Badlands wall. 

Big Badlands Overlook

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