This Hike Off The Beaten Path In South Dakota Is Truly Breathtaking

We all know that the Badlands are one of South Dakota’s most beloved treasures. This one enchanting trail throughout the national park might take you a bit off the normal path, but it’ll take you into breathtaking scenery and a view of the rock formations unlike any other. Lace up your boots, this hike isn’t a quick one.

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Have you taken this amazing hike through the Badlands? How was it? Let us know in the comments, and don’t forget to share your snapshots from your adventures in our South Dakota Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram at #onlyinsouthdakota to see your photos featured.

If you’re looking to be inspired by another hike in South Dakota, this one should do the trick.