• Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    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. Check at South Unit Visitor Center for current road conditions. Updated 07/09/2014 5:16 pm MT

Park Statistics

Acreage

Theodore Roosevelt National Park protects more than 70,000 acres over three park units.

  • South Unit 46,158.57 acres
  • North Unit 24,070.32 acres
  • Elkhorn Ranch Unit 218 acres

Of the 70,446.89 total acres, 29,920 acres are designated Wilderness Area.

Designations

  • Roosevelt Recreation Demonstration Area - 1935
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge - November, 1946
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park - April 25, 1947
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - November 10, 1978

Visitation

Theodore Roosevelt National Park receives nearly 600,000 visitors each year. Although the park is open year-round, the busiest months are June, July, and August.

Detailed reports on visitation statistics may be found at Annual Visitor Statistic Reports.

Did You Know?

The colorful Little Missouri Badlands provide the scenic backdrop to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

The colorful Little Missouri Badlands provide the scenic backdrop to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The park memorializes the 26th President of the United States for his enduring contributions to the conservation of our nation's natural resources. More...