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 »
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?
Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin was moved from its original location seven miles south of Medora, ND to Portland, OR, St. Louis, MO, Fargo, ND, and Bismarck, ND before being returned to the badlands. It is now located outside Theodore Roosevelt National Park's South Unit Visitor Center. More...