Road construction in South Unit
Road construction on the South Unit Scenic Drive will begin on Monday, May 6.The construction crew will work on the East River Road from Wind Canyon to Beef Corral Bottom.Visitors will encounter single-lane traffic and delays of up to 30 minutes. More »
In Honor of a President
When Theodore Roosevelt came to Dakota Territory to hunt bison in 1883, he was a skinny, young, spectacled dude from New York. He could not have imagined how his adventure in this remote and unfamiliar place would forever alter the course of the nation. The rugged landscape and strenuous life that TR experienced here would help shape a conservation policy that we still benefit from today.
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park is experimenting with new ways to bring the park experience to visitors. We are currently on Twitter and FacebookRead More
Many watchable wildlife species inhabit Theodore Roosevelt National Park including bison, elk, prairie dogs, and quite a few more.Read More
Discover the North Dakota Badlands
Theodore Roosevelt said the badlands were "so fantastically broken in form and so bizarre in color as to seem hardly properly to belong to this earth.Read More
Plan a Field Trip
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 studentsRead More
Did You Know?
Handiwork by federal relief agencies in the 1930s including the CCC, WPA and ERA can be viewed in both the North and South Units. More...