Here’s a quick expert list of the best things to do in Buffalo Gap National Grassland including beautiful photos from our extensive travels.
No trip to the Badlands is complete without getting acquainted with these cute, quarrelsome, ground-dwelling animals. Badlands National Park is home to countless prairie dogs and dog towns.
This is a great overlook to get a true sense of the Northern Great Plains and Badlands National Park. Here you can look out at the ocean of grass stretching into the horizon and listen to the wind rustling in the grass blades.
Conata Basin is a great spot to get away from the main part of the park and wander off into the Badlands and experience the beauty of it’s solitude.
These strangely colored mounds are the result of an ancient sea draining away and the chemicals from decaying plants turning the soil yellow. They also make for a great photo opportunity.
Just after the Pinnacles entrance station you’ll come upon this awe-inspiring overlook. Here you can gaze out from a cliff at the vast maze of badlands stretching endlessly into the distance.