Cliff Shelf

This loop trail follows boardwalks and climbs stairs through a juniperforest perched along the Badlands Wall.
A small pond occasionally exists in the area and draws wildlife, such as deer or bighorn sheep. Climbs approximately 200 feet in elevation.
Please stay on the trail.

Trail Elevation:
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Distance: 0.5 miles/0.8 km (round trip)

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