• Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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  • Road Closures

    The Scenic Drives in the North and South Units may be closed due to winter weather conditions. For current road status, click on the link below: More »

  • North Unit Road Closure

    The North Unit Scenic Drive will be closed at the Caprock Coulee parking area while repairs are in progress. Repairs may be delayed because of weather conditions, but are expected to be completed by May 15.

Park Statistics


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.


  • 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


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?

One of the largest deposits of petrified wood in the United Sttes is found in the park.

One of the largest deposits of petrified wood in the United States is found in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. More...