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.
Change is constant in the North Dakota badlands. With each rain storm or Spring thaw, the soft clay hills erode. Seasons change bringing extremes of both heat and cold. Wildlife and human impacts affect conditions in this landscape, too. Learn more about all the factors that are continually changing the landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
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...