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    Theodore Roosevelt

    National Park North Dakota

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    Visitors to the South Unit may experience up to 30 minute delays and rough road conditions due to road construction along East River Road. Construction is expected to be complete by October 1. Check back for updates Updated 08/13/2014 5:16 pm MT


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?

One of the largest deposits of petrified wood in the United Sttes is found in the park.

One of the largest deposits of petrified wood in the United States is found in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. More...