• Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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  • Road Closures

    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 »

  • North Unit Road Closure

    The North Unit Scenic Drive will be closed at the Caprock Coulee parking area while repairs are in progress. Repairs may be delayed because of weather conditions, but are expected to be completed by May 15.

Dakota Nights 2014

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Dakota Nights: An Astronomy Festival
September 19-21, 2014


Join astronomers, rangers, and historians as they come together for a three-day festival celebrating North Dakota's starry nights and rich heritage! Stand under the expansive night sky that influenced cultures of American Indian tribes, inspired modern space exploration, and is still yours to experience today!

Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Historic Medora welcome you to evenings of star viewing, presentations by nationally recognized speakers, rocket building and launching, solar system hikes, and much more as we celebrate Dakota Nights!

Festival activites are free (except where noted). Entrance fees to Theodore Roosevelt National Park still apply.

2014 Schedule Coming Soon!

Did You Know?

Cabin in Winter

During the brutal winter of 1886-1887, Theodore Roosevelt lost up to 60% of his cattle herd to cold and starvation. More...