Visitors to the South Unit may experience up to 30 minute delays and rough road conditions due to road construction along East River Road. Construction is expected to be complete by October 1. Check back for updates Updated 08/13/2014 5:16 pm MT
Frequently Asked Questions
General Park Info
When and why was Theodore Roosevelt National Park established?
How big is Theodore Roosevelt National Park?
Planning Your Visit
When is the park open? Does the park ever close?
How much does it cost to visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park?
Where can I drive in the park? Do the roads ever close?
How long does it take to drive the park road?
Are pets allowed?
What is the weather and climate like?
Can I bring my firearm to Theodore Roosevelt National Park?
Where can I hike?
Can I camp in the backcountry?
Can I canoe or kayak the Little Missouri River through the park?
Where can I ride my bicycle?
Can I bring my horse to the park?
Where can I camp?
Are there RV hookups in the campgrounds?
Where can I camp with my horses?
What kinds of wildlife can I see in the park?
Are bison dangerous?
Are there rattlesnakes in the park?
Why was Theodore Roosevelt here?
Are there any buildings at the Elkhorn Ranch Site?
Is this the original location of the Maltese Cross Cabin?
Did everything in the Maltese Cross Cabin belong to Theodore Roosevelt?
When is the Maltese Cross Cabin open for viewing?
How did the badlands form?
Are there fossils in the park?
Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin was moved from its original location seven miles south of Medora, ND to Portland, OR, St. Louis, MO, Fargo, ND, and Bismarck, ND before being returned to the badlands. It is now located outside Theodore Roosevelt National Park's South Unit Visitor Center. More...