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
National Park Service Founders Day to be Celebrated at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
The public is invited to join the staff of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in celebrating Founder's Day on Tuesday, August 25, 2009. Park visitor centers in both North and South Units will offer free cookies and lemonade. National park-related movies will be shown at the South Unit Visitor Center at 9 a.m., 12, 4 and 5 p.m. to celebrate the entire national park system.
"We are pleased to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of the National Park Service with our park visitors," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor. "We are experiencing record visitation in the park this summer and the anniversary is a time to reflect on the value of national parks to Americans."
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By returning fire to the landscape in a responsible way, prescribed fire allows Theodore Roosevelt National Park to sustain a mixed-age grassland, to increase forage and habitat diversity for wildlife, and to reduce the impact and intensity of wildfires. More...