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Visitor Center Holiday Hours
The South Unit Visitor Center will be closed on Christmas and New Years Day. The South Unit Visitor Center is open 7 days a week 8-4:30 MT. The North Unit Visitor Center is closed for the season.
Junior Ranger Family Fun Day
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Hold Junior Ranger Family Fun Day
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is recruiting Junior Rangers. Kids ages 5 through 12 and their families are invited to Junior Ranger Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 1 for a lively adventure in the park.
The fun begins in the South Unit Visitor Center auditorium at 9:30 a.m. MDT and will continue throughout the day. Kids will go on a tour of Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin, visit a prairie dog town, play games, and learn about who works in the park. Other activities include learning how the badlands were formed and what wildlife lives in the park. The day will end at 3:00 p.m. with the Junior Ranger graduation ceremony.
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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...