• Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park Announces Spring Visitor Center Hours

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Date: March 31, 2010

Beginning April 1, spring visitor center hours will be in effect at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 


The South Unit Visitor Center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT.  Barring unforeseen inclement weather, the Painted Canyon Visitor Center, located on I-94 east of Medora, will open for the season; hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT.  The North Unit Visitor Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CDT.  All will be open daily, with expanded hours Memorial Day through Labor Day.


“Spring is a wonderful time to visit the park,” said Superintendent Valerie Naylor.  “As the snow melts and the vegetation starts to green up, visitors can get out into the park to hike and to see migratory birds returning, and newborn animals such as bison, elk, and feral horses.”


All three park visitor centers offer information, maps of the park, audio-visual programs, and exhibits.  For further information and current road conditions, call 701-623-4466, the North Unit Visitor Center at 701-842-2333, or visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/thro.




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River Bend Overlook in the North Unit is the work of federal relief agencies during the 1930s.

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