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The Badlands – Good Lands for Traveling

Continuing south, and a bit east, from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we come to another signature park of the Great Plains:  Badlands National Park.  Badlands National Park, a.k.a. “The Badlands” appears abruptly for travelers along Interstate 90 … Continue reading

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Too Thick to Drink, Too Thin to Plow

Continuing our adventures with the rivers of the Great Plains, the next major river as we head south from the Yellowstone is the Platte River.  The Platte is really the joining of its two main tributaries, the North Platte and … Continue reading

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Flow on Mighty Yellowstone! Flow on!

Continuing our look at rivers that cross the Great Plains Trail, as we head south, the next major river after the Missouri is none other than the majestic Yellowstone.  The Yellowstone is about 700 miles long from where it begins in … Continue reading

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