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    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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    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

Plan A Field Trip


Fee Waiver Instructions
Teacher's Guide - Coming Spring of 2014!

Planning A Class Visit
Bring your class to Theodore Roosevelt National Park! This year, there are two methods for you to chose from:

For a Self-Guided Field Trip, download Theodore Roosevelt National Park's "Teacher's Guide" and get loads of information and lessons plans (coming Spring of 2014). Self-guided options include:

  • Drive the Scenic Loop or Hike a Trail (2 hours)
  • View the park film “Refuge of the American Spirit” (17 min)
  • Tour Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross cabin. (20 min)
  • Visit the Museum (20 min)

Or request a Ranger Guided Program. Rangers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 701-623-4730 x1417 to schedule your group today!

How much does it cost? It's free! Academic Fee Waivers are available for educational groups. Your group must meet the established criteria explained in the Academic Fee Waiver Guidelines to qualify for an educational fee waiver. The Academic Fee Waiver request form must be submitted to the park by fax or mail at least three weeks prior to your planned visit. If you have questions about fee waivers, contact the Fee Manager directly at 701-623-4730 ext. 1426.

Spending time in the North Dakota badlands can be a life-changing experience. We look forward to sharing this special place with you and your students.

Did You Know?

Helicopter driving horses

Elk, bison, and feral horses are monitored and managed by Theodore Roosevelt National Park in order to maintain sustainable populations and protect natural resources. More...