Badlands National Park

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Can we ride bikes in the parks?
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Badlands National Park, South Dakota, Bicycling, Road Biking, Health & Fitness
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Yes, bike riding is allowed within the park. If you are interested there is also a Badlands bike tour coming up in September. Check it out. Enjoy you trip and be sure to stop back at OhRanger.com and let us know how it went.
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Page 56 of your booklet shows a picture of bighorn sheep (not antelope). good booklet anyway.
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Hi Redbone,

Good catch! We apologize for the mistake in the Mt. Rushmore & The Badlands little green guide and will be sure change the caption for next year's edition.

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Prairie dogs fighting plague

July 15, 2009, 8:35 am
Sylvatric plague has been found in a colony of prairie dogs in Badlands National Park, and officials will continue a program began last year to dust colonies with insecticide to halt the spread of the disease.While not unexpected, it's the first time plague has been found in the park. ...

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Ignoring parks a natural mistake

July 13, 2009, 7:27 am
"Art is nothing as to nature," Bernard Pomerance wrote in his play, "The Elephant Man." A dozen years since I last saw it -- a dark, circuslike production at the Theatre Building on Belmont Avenue -- but the line must have tucked itself away in a fold in the ...

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Elk Hunting in the Badlands

July 9, 2009, 8:57 am
In 1985, 47 elk were released in the southern section of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota. Today, that herd numbers some 900 animals, far more than the park can sustain. The herd needs to be reduced to about 300 in order to bring it into balance ...

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Wall Drug, founded during Depression, endures

July 1, 2009, 2:32 pm
Ted Hustead's family knows a thing or two about running a tourist attraction during tough economic times.Consider Wall Drug, on the north edge of South Dakota's Badlands.Hustead's grandparents, Ted and Dorothy Hustead, bought the store in this small town in 1931 -- during the Great Depression.Business limped along for ...

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Lambs in Badlands

June 17, 2009, 8:36 am
    On your next visit to Badlands expect to see plenty of lambs around the park. Badlands National Park has already had eleven lambs born this year. These lambs have been born to bighorn sheep that were moved from Taos, New Mexico in 2004. Biologists believe that there will ...

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Sage Creek Campground

Open year round, this primitive campground is located on the west side of the park's North Unit, near the Badlands Wilderness Area. Bison frequently roam through the campground. Access is located off of the Sage Creek Rim Road, an unpaved road that may temporarily close after winter storms and ...

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Cedar Pass Campground

Cedar Pass Campground has 96 level sites with scenic views of the badlands formations. Camping fees are $10 per night with a 14-day limit. The campground is operated on a first-come, first-served basis and rarely fills to capacity. Cold running water, flush toilets, and covered picnic tables are available. ...

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Crews Douse 500 Acre Grass Fire Near Badlands

March 16, 2009, 8:59 am
Crews doused a brush fire near Badlands National Park Sunday after it charred an estimated 500 acres about five miles east of Scenic. It started in the north ditch along Highway 44 and spread quickly to the northeast across private rangeland that's adjacent to Buffalo Gap National Grassland. Firefighters say a ...

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