• Milky Way across Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

Environmental Factors

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?

River Bend Overlook in the North Unit is the work of federal relief agencies during the 1930s.

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...