Notch Trail | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota
Notch Trail | Badlands National Park | Photo by: Greg Valladolid
Notch Trail

After meandering through a canyon, this trail climbs a log ladder and follows a ledge to "the Notch" for a dramatic view of the White River Valley.

Notch Trail | Badlands National Park | Photo by: Greg Valladolid
Notch Trail

After meandering through a canyon, this trail climbs a log ladder and follows a ledge to "the Notch" for a dramatic view of the White River Valley.

Notch Trail | Badlands National Park | Photo by: Greg Valladolid
Notch Trail

After meandering through a canyon, this trail climbs a log ladder and follows a ledge to "the Notch" for a dramatic view of the White River Valley.

Notch Trail | Badlands National Park | Photo by: Greg Valladolid
Notch Trail

After meandering through a canyon, this trail climbs a log ladder and follows a ledge to "the Notch" for a dramatic view of the White River Valley.

After meandering through a canyon, this trail climbs a log ladder and follows a ledge to "the Notch" for a dramatic view of the White River Valley.

Trail begins at the south end of the Door and Window parking area. Watch for drop-offs. Not recommended for anyone with a fear of heights. Treacherous during or after heavy rains.