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Visitor Center Holiday Hours
The South Unit Visitor Center will be closed on Christmas and New Years Day. The South Unit Visitor Center is open 7 days a week 8-4:30 MT. The North Unit Visitor Center is closed for the season.
Weekend Programs to Introduce Families to Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Contact: Eileen Andes, 701-623-4466
Birds, geology, mammals, and more!Theodore Roosevelt National Park invites kids and their families for fun activities on Saturdays and Sundays. Play games, take a hike, and discover the many facets of the North Dakota badlands in these activity filled programs for the whole family.Programs will be offered in the North and South Units of the park.
"Many people are moving into the area with their families," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor. "The park is the perfect place for everyone to enjoy time together while having fun outdoors. We welcome the opportunity to introduce them to the park through these family programs.This is a great way to learn about the park that is right in their backyard."
Family programs will be offered in the South Unit on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. MDT through August 18.Activities will begin at the Picnic Area near the Cottonwood Campground.
North Unit programs will be offered on Sundays through August 19 at 2:00 p.m. CDT.They will be held in the Juniper Campground amphitheater.
Did You Know?
When thieves stole Theodore Roosevelt's boat in 1886, he and his ranch hands built a new boat and chased them downriver. After apprehending the three men, Roosevelt singlehandedly marched them overland to Dickinson and collected a $50 reward while his ranch hands floated downstream to Mandan. More...