The Scenic Drives in the North and South Units may be closed due to winter weather conditions. For current road status, click on the link below: More »
Visitor Center Holiday Hours
The South Unit Visitor Center will be closed on Christmas and New Years Day. The South Unit Visitor Center is open 7 days a week 8-4:30 MT. The North Unit Visitor Center is closed for the season.
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.
Stay in Touch
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is experimenting with new ways to bring the park experience to visitors. We are currently on Twitter and FacebookRead More
Theodore Roosevelt National Park offers educational opportunities for teachers and students, including distance learning and field trips.Read 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?
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...