Badlands National ParkJune 24, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 73 °F
This place looks like it should be in Arizona rather than South Dakota. We snagged a free campsite at Sage Creek and now we are touring the area. We just visited a Minuteman Missile site, which is pretty cool. Little did I know at the height of the Cold War there were over 1,000 of these missile sites scattered throughout the country.
We stopped at the Badlands visitor's center to get a map of the park. Apparently we had come up the back way and missed all entry gates. I dont know how they stay in business because there are multiple farm roads coming into the park with no gate.
I wish we could have hiked a few of the trails but it was pretty "hot" that day and I didn't want to leave the dogs in the truck with the temps in the 80s.Read more