North Dakota Badlands

Total Miles
49.9

Elevation

911.73 ft

Duration

3 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a scenic drive that that winds through Little Missouri National Grassland. Keep your eye out for wildlife. The first few miles take you down a non-maintained road, but you can avoid this by taking the county road a mile south if you are bit less adventurous. It isn't difficult, just narrow and mainly grass covered. Much of the route is maintained gravel road, but a few offshoots are two-track. There is one muddy crossing that is marked, and in certain seasons this portion may be impassable.

Photos of North Dakota Badlands

North Dakota Badlands
North Dakota Badlands
North Dakota Badlands

Difficulty

Other than the muddy crossing, any vehicle with decent clearance should make all of the trail.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Big Ross
Nov 26, 2023
4x4
Open
Muddy/Wet
Snow/Ice
Carlos Delatorre
Aug 13, 2023
4x4
Open
Muddy/Wet
Connor Martin
Jul 23, 2023
4x4
Open
Dusty
Peter Olson
Jul 17, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate

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