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Badlands National Park News

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  • Public input sought on draft air tour management plan for Badlands National Park

    May 15, 2023 | 7:00 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking public feedback on a draft Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) and associated environmental assessment that are being proposed for Badlands National Park.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Badlands National Park to move to cashless fee collection starting March 1, 2023.

    February 16, 2023 | 4:05 pm

    Beginning March 1st, 2023, Badlands National Park will transition to a fully cashless fee system and only accept mobile or electronic payments for entrance and permit fees.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Badlands Christmas Bird Count, Jan. 2, 2023

    December 9, 2022 | 10:48 am

    The Badlands National Park Christmas Bird Count will be held Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. We will meet at the Ben Reifel visitors center (near Interior and Cliff Shelf) at 7:45 am.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • 655 bison from Badlands National Park distributed to multiple Tribes

    November 7, 2022 | 8:00 am

    655 animals distributed to the Oglala Sioux Tribe (OST) and to Tribes through the Intertribal Tribal Buffalo Council

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Badlands National Park Environmental Assessment for Emergency Road Repair at Cedar Pass Available for Public Comment

    May 16, 2022 | 10:57 am

    Badlands National Park’s proposed emergency road repair at Cedar Pass and Environmental Assessment (EA) will soon be available for public review and comment on the National Park Service Planning, Environment & Public Comment (PEPC) website.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Aububon Christmas Bird Count Event

    December 22, 2021 | 11:23 am

    Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count event at Badlands National Park taking place on Tuesday, December 28 at 7:45 a.m.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Prescribed Fire Planned at Badlands National Park

    November 4, 2021 | 7:42 pm

    Prescribed Fire Planned at Badlands National Park

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Badlands Astronomy Festival 2021

    July 1, 2021 | 11:41 am

    Badlands National Park Astrofest 2021 Schedule

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Prescribed Burn - Door Rx

    May 4, 2021 | 9:54 am

    Prescribed Burn Near Door Trail

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Sage Creek Rim Road Re-Opens

    January 29, 2021 | 12:32 pm

    Sage Creek Rim Road is open to visitors.

    Read more at nps.gov