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Fossil Exhibit

photo: Badlands National Park, Interior, South Dakota. Photo by Tony Webster.

Length: 0.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: In Badlands Nat. Park, W of Cedar Pass VC at “The Castles.”
State(s): South Dakota
Counties: Jackson
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Driving Directions

The Fossil Exhibit Trailhead is located approximately 5 miles west of the Ben Reifel Visitor Center on Highway 240 (Badlands Loop Road). The trailhead is located on the West side of the road.

N43 46.378 W102 00.174 — 0.0 Miles: Fossil Exhibit Trailhead

Description

Fully accessible boardwalk trail features fossil replicas and exhibits of now extinct creatures that once roamed the area.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1980

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: NPS - Hiking in Badlands NP
Website: USFS Trail Details

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Badlands National Monument
P.O. Box 6
Interior , SD 57750

 

Photos

Badlands National Park, Interior, South Dakota. Photo by Tony Webster.

Badlands National Park, Interior, South Dakota. Photo by Tony Webster.

Badlands of South Dakota Ben Reifel Visitor Center Sign. Photo by Runner1928.

Badlands of South Dakota Ben Reifel Visitor Center Sign. Photo by Runner1928.

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