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 »
National Public Lands Day
Help Us Make America's Best Idea Even Better!
Join Theodore Roosevelt National Park on September 26 for a Day of Service and Celebration
Be part of an unprecedented event on September 26 when Theodore Roosevelt National Park and national parks across the country invite you to make America's Best Idea - the national parks - even better. Presented by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation it will be a special day of service and celebration for visitors and volunteers to experience their parks and catch a sneak preview of Ken Burn's new documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea premiering on PBS on September 27.
"We are excited about the opportunity to greet old friends and welcome new visitors to explain how Theodore Roosevelt National Park is part of America's Best Idea," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor. Making that best idea even better is our goal and one we can only accomplish with the support of our visitors, volunteers, and partners."
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Did You Know?
Prairie dogs are often persecuted for their apparent destructiveness to the plants in their towns. Although they do keep the grass's growth to a minimum, the rodent's foraging habits promote the growth of forbs, upon which other grazing animals such as bison, elk, deer, horses, and pronghorns feed. More...