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    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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  • Road Construction

    Visitors to the South Unit may experience up to 30 minute delays and rough road conditions due to road construction along East River Road. Construction is expected to be complete by October 1. Check back for updates Updated 08/13/2014 5:16 pm MT

Park Acreage by Unit

Total Acreage by Unit
South Unit 46,158.57
North Unit 24,070.32
Elkhorn Ranch Unit 218
Total Acreage 70,446.89

Acreage by Type
Federal Acreage 69,702.12
Non-federal Acreage 774.77

Wilderness Area Acreage
North Unit 19,410
South Unit 10,510
Total 29,920

Did You Know?

The Little Missouri River has carved the badlands over the last 600,000 years.

The Little Missouri River began to carve the badlands about 600,000 years ago during the Pleistocene Epoch. The river formerly ran to Hudson Bay, but the glaciers diverted it into the Missouri River. More...