Badlands National Park Door Trail

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0.75 (miles)


Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

South Dakota

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

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Hiking Trails in Badlands National Park South Dakota

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