Greetings from Badlands National Park

I have just donated for the great courage and honesty of the Badlands Park Service. Great tweets! Let’s hear it for scientific integrity!

Sincerely,
Donna

Badlands National Park

This park's sharply textured rock formations share a 244,000-acre landscape with the largest protected mixed-grass prairie in the United States.

State(s): South Dakota

Established: 1929

“I love all of the great National Parks! They are a treasure that belong to all of us and must be protected at all costs. WE visited the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone this fall and were just blown away by the amazing geology and animals.”

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