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.
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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Did You Know?
Golden eagles may be seen in Theodore Roosevelt National Park year-round. Keen observers may spot their nests along the cliffs of the badlands. More...