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 »
Nature & Science
Animals - Find out about the park's mammals, bird, reptiles, amphibians, find checklists for birds and mammals, and learn how the park manages some of these species.
Plants - Information about the park's diverse plant communities and a plant checklist.
Environmental Factors - Explore the elements that affect the park, such as air, water, fire, weather, and invasive species.
Natural Features & Ecosystems - Check out the fossil record and the dynamic geology of the badlands, and explore the different habitat types in the park.
Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt had two ranch operations along the Little Missouri River - the Maltese Cross Ranch and the Elkhorn Ranch - yet did not own any land in what is now known as North Dakota. More...