About Sunset Tour

Interpretive programs begin on the May long weekend and run until mid-October.  Specific dates/times for 2015 guided hikes, tours and other public programs will be available in February.  Please check back for details then. 


This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light.  You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the natural preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.



  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.

Sunset Tour