Prairie Wind Overlook, Badlands National Park

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#22 of 23 in Things to do in Badlands National Park
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  • I didn't see any prairie dogs, just a grassland, not see any wildlife, actually not knowing what to see here but can see a plane in the sky, and there are some boardwalk and have some information...  more »
  • Prairie Wind Overlook is a change of pace from most of the rest of the Badlands. It feels calm, and may people don't stop here because it doesn't have spectacular rock formations. I was fortunate...  more »
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  • An EXCELLENT overlook if you are interested in learning more about the prairie and the grasses. There are signs that explain what is going on and a short walk of about a block each direction. It is a nice change from all of the overlooks of the Badlands, not that they are bad, but it was nice to understand the grasslands better.
  • We didn't see any flowers on our trip, only the boys walked with me while three other adults stayed back with the car (it was a bit hot that day). It wasn't terrible but there really wasn't much to see.
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