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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.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Hold Junior Ranger Night Sky Adventure
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is recruiting Junior Rangers for an afternoon and evening of adventure and discovery. Kids ages 5 through 12 and their families are invited to the last Junior Ranger Family Fun Day of the summer season on Saturday, August 28. Participants will learn about the night sky and explore our solar system.
The fun begins at the South Unit Visitor Center at 3:30 p.m. MDT and will continue through the evening. Kids will explore the craters of the moon, take a planet hike, hear stories about the stars from past civilizations, and view the summer’s brightest stars and planets. The adventure will end at 10:00 p.m. with a Junior Ranger a graduation ceremony.
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Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin was moved from its original location seven miles south of Medora, ND to Portland, OR, St. Louis, MO, Fargo, ND, and Bismarck, ND before being returned to the badlands. It is now located outside Theodore Roosevelt National Park's South Unit Visitor Center. More...