Winter Visitor Center Hours
Winter visitor center hours will be in effect at Theodore Roosevelt National Park beginning on Friday, November 1, 2013. More »
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 »
Christmas Bird Counts to be Held in the Badlands
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Observers and assistants are needed to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Counts in the North Dakota badlands.
The Medora Count will take place on Sunday, December 21, starting at 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time at the South Unit Visitor Center of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The North Unit Count will be held on Monday, December 22nd, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Central Time at the park’s North Unit Visitor Center. Birders will be assigned areas to cover before they go into the field, so if participants plan on arriving later in the morning, they should call in advance for directions.
Birders need to bring their own binoculars and warm clothing. Hot drinks will be provided at the park visitor centers.
For further information, contact the park at 701-623-4466.
Did You Know?
When thieves stole Theodore Roosevelt's boat in 1886, he and his ranch hands built a new boat and chased them downriver. After apprehending the three men, Roosevelt singlehandedly marched them overland to Dickinson and collected a $50 reward while his ranch hands floated downstream to Mandan. More...