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0.75 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)


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Badlands National Park Door Trail

South Dakota

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Activities & Features


Door Trail is a very easy ADA accessible hike in Badlands National Park that features tremendous scenery for such a short hike. The park say this is "an accessible ¼ mile boardwalk leads through a break in the Badlands Wall known as "the Door" and to a view of the Badlands. From there, the maintained trail ends. Travel beyond this point is at your own risk. Watch for drop-offs." There is camping available in Badlands National Park.

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Contact: Badlands National Park 25216 Ben Reifel Road P.O. Box 6 Interior, SD 57750

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