• Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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  • Road Closures

    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.


All three park visitor centers are wheelchair accessible, as is the Maltese Cross Cabin. Park films shown at the the North and South Unit Visitor Centers offer closed captioning.

The short trails at the Skyline Vista Overlook and Boicourt Overlook in the South Unit and the Little Mo Nature Trail in the North Unit are wheelchair accessible.

The South Unit's Cottonwood Campground has four accessible campsites and two restrooms that meet ADA access requirements. The Roundup Horse Camp also has accessible toilets and a picnic pavilion.

The North Unit's Juniper Campground has two accessible sites and two restrooms meeting ADA requirements. The group campsite also has accessible restrooms.

Picnic areas in both the North and South Unit have accessible restrooms and pavilions.

Peaceful Valley Ranch (South Unit) has an accessible pit toilet for visitors participating in horse trail rides or visiting the historic ranch site.

Many pullouts and overlooks along the park's two Scenic Drives are large enough to accommodate visitors using wheelchairs:

mile 3.3 Johnson Plateau Prairie Dog Town
mile 4.2 Skyline Vista
mile 11.4 Badlands Overlook
mile 19.9 Boicourt Overlook
mile 26.4 Beef Corral Bottom

mile 2.1 Longhorn Steers pullout
mile 2.8 Slump Block pullout
mile 4.6 Cannonball Concretion pullout
mile 7.8 River Bend Overlook
mile 14 Oxbow Overlook

Access Pass
The Access Pass is a free lifetime entrance pass to all federal areas charging an entrance fee. It also provides a 50% reduction of expanded amenity fees for activities such as camping. See a park ranger in the entrance station or the visitor center for more information. Passes are available to all U.S. citizens or permanent residents with disabilities. Passes must be obtained in person.

Did You Know?

Cannonball concretions

Cannonball concretions can be found along the North Unit Scenic Drive. They were formed by the selective precipitation of mineral-rich groundwater and are nearly spherical because the sandstone in which sand grains were cemented together was of uniform permeability. More...