Badlands here we come….

Today off to the Badlands.

A truck filled with playground spring toys
Rest area teepee structure
The start of the badlands

We stopped at the visitors center and went to their mini exhibition.

Pre historical animals and fossils
It amazes me that even in the driest land, flowers bloom
Purple flowers
Prairie dog
Yellow mounds called paleosol.
Ancient fossilized soils
Mustard color from a mineral called Goethite

Badlands National Park tour, 244,000 acres of land. On to Wall Drug for lunch then the South Dakota Air and Space museum. Finally s’mores at the tail gunners RV. Follow part 2 of our day!

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