by Anthony C.

The Badlands National Park is one of the most used by scientist because the yellow and red layers of sand are fossilized soil.
The water that you find, don’t drink because the water has sediment and it doesn’t settle down to the bottom so it can cause a electric charge.

Location/size/distance

Where you will find the Badlands National Park is at North Dakota.
if you were at Oskaloosa Iowa it would take you about 619 miles, (9hrs,10 min) to get there.
it is 244,000 acres long.
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mountain dessert


Park hours

8 a.m.- 4p.m. (winter hours)
8a.m. – 5p.m. (mid-April to mid-May)
7a.m. to 7p.m. (summer hours)
8a.m to 5p.m. (early September to late October)

Climate



History

the U.S.A. congress accepted it as a national park.
did you know that the Oglala and the Brule moved into the park which started some indian civilization.
they moved in because most of it was the buffalo, and because they hunted prairie dogs.

Things to see


When you are in the Badlands you can see all the different colors and types of rocks.
You can also see all the different animals (insects, mammals, reptiles, birds)...And Finaly you can see all the beautiful prairie dogs in all different shapes colors
Some thing that you can see is mostly fosiles lots of mountains and rivers (BEWARE, don't drink the water!!).

Things to do

Things you can do are mountain climbing, hiking, and taking pictures.

Recourses

http://www.mapquest.com/
http://www.nps.gov/index.htm **http://www.allblackhills.com/badlands_national_park/park_history.