The One Secret You Need To Know Before Visiting South Dakota’s Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park covers 242,756 acres and welcomes nearly one million visitors every year. Its beauty is stunning year-round, and its geologic features are impressive all day long, but there’s one secret you need to know if you want to come home with the very best photos of this South Dakota gem.

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During your next visit, avoid these 9 mistakes that many people make while visiting the park.