Visitors to the South Unit may experience up to 30 minute delays and rough road conditions due to road construction along East River Road. Check at South Unit Visitor Center for current road conditions. Updated 07/09/2014 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?
When thieves stole Theodore Roosevelt's boat in 1886, he and his ranch hands built a new boat and chased them downriver. After apprehending the three men, Roosevelt singlehandedly marched them overland to Dickinson and collected a $50 reward while his ranch hands floated downstream to Mandan. More...