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The next day we headed to the Badlands, but we made a few stops before we headed out of town. We first visited the alpine slide again...I am getting good at this now. Then we went to Old MacDonald's farm. It was a nice little petting zoo. They had animals you could feed (goats, fish, pigs, sheep), pony rides, train rides, and my favorite, pigs …
... The Ranger reviewed their work, certified they passed and gave them a high five and an adorable Jr. Ranger badge.
We did one final hike around Door and Window trails. Door was the better of the two and we could go "off road" and hike out to the edge of the cliff to get an excellent view of the canyon below. We had the place to ourselves so it was extra special.
Back at the campsite the boys had enough time to play a round of mini-golf while ...
... to the campground. We picked out a campsite in the little village made up of tents and RVs, and set up with the door of our tent facing the nearest peaks of the Badlands. We had planned on an evening hike after setting up camp, but noticed an incredibly menacing bank of clouds headed our way, so decided instead to hunker down in the tent until the storm passed. We battened down the hatches against the strong winds that were rattling our little tent and read from Lord of ...
We drove a long day yesterday to hit Badlands National Park by night fall. We decided if we pushed one day we could spend two days here exploring. We hit the park at dusk with the sun setting behind these huge rock formations. We were driving through grasslands and then these rock formations come up from nowhere. I am sure that we will find out today what they are made of and why they are here. We got here watching thunder and ...
After our early morning rendezvous with the buffalo we took off for the Badlands and our final stretch through the west. A lunch stop at the infamous Wall Drug of South Dakota was in order. Can't really describe Wall Drug other than if you travel along 90 going east or west through South Dakota you literally have to stop there because of all of their hand painted highway billboards advertising their 5 cent coffee and one liners like 'Where the heck is Wall ...
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