AAA Editor Notes
Makoshika State Park is 1 mi. s. at 1301 Snyder Ave. Makoshika comes from the Lakota word meaning “bad earth” or “badlands.” The area encompasses 11,531 acres of eroded and vividly colored buttes and gullies, which can be viewed along the Kinney Coulee, Cap Rock and Diane Gabriel nature trails. A visitor center displays fossils and a triceratops skull.
Pets on leash are allowed. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.