Badlands, Wildlife and Ghost Towns of the High Plains
June 18 – 26, 2022
Take a photographic journey into the landscapes and towns of the Dakotas and eastern Montana to capture the short-grass prairies of the remote and seldom-visited high plains, filled with wildlife, broad vistas, abandoned farms, and villages. You’ll visit windswept fields dotted with old churches and long-abandoned homesteads, schoolhouses, and ghost towns, along with antelope, mule deer, and coyote. Experience intriguing landscapes of abandoned places, bizarre hoodoos, and badlands for a unique photographic experience on the prairies of the Great Plains.
Join professional travel and nature photographers David Cobb and Christian Heeb on this exclusive photo tour to one of America’s least-known regions.
US $ 3,750 /per person/double room sharing
US $ 4,900 /single room
Course Level: Intermediate
- 8 Overnight stays in middle class Hotels
- Transportation during the tour from Rapid City
- Guided by David Cobb & Christian Heeb
- Flight to and from Rapid City
- Personal expenses
June 18 – 26, 2022
Sat, June 18: Individual arrival in Rapid City South Dakota. (RAP) Arrive early afternoon for evening photography at Badlands National Park. Overnight Rapid City airport area..
Sun, June 19: Morning session in Rapid City or Badlands. After breakfast drive through the hills to Custer SP.
Afternoon visit and photograph Black Hills landscapes with herds of Bison and Antelope. Overnight near Custer.
Mon, June 20: Sunrise at mountain lake with stunning rock formations. Leaving the Hills by way of Mount Rushmore heading north to North Dakota through spring green High Plains landscapes.
Late afternoon photography of Americana and Ghost Town America along Hwy 22. Overnight near Regent, ND.
Tue, June 21: Morning photograph more abandoned Americana. Drive to Medora. Photographing in the North Dakota Badlands. Overnight Medora,ND.
Wed, June 22: Drive to Williston ND and explore the surrounding ghost Towns. Overnight in Williston,ND.
Thu, June 23: Full day exploring Ghost Towns in the greater Williston region. Overnight in Williston,ND.
Fri, June 24: After a morning photo outing we head south through remote eastern Montana.
Afternoon photography at the famed Medicine Rocks were Hunkpapa Lakota Sitting Bull had his vision of the battle on the Little Bighorn. Overnight in Baker, MT
Sat, June 25: After a morning photo session in the western town of Baker we head south through almost empty prairie lands back to the Black Hills.
Afternoon photography at the stunning Belle Fourche canyon with its waterfalls. Overnight in Belle Fourche, SD.
Sun, June 26: Drive back to Rapid City Airport and end of Workshop. Plan your departure from RAP after 3pm.
We reserve the right to change the itinerary if necessary.