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.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park offers a number of activities for kids and families, including a Junior Ranger Program, the Badlands Club (similar to the Junior Ranger Program), and Guided Ranger Programs and Activities.
For printable activities to do at home, including coloring pages and a model of the Maltese Cross Cabin, and a Bingo game to play in the car when you visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park, visit the Park Fun page.
Parents can check out a Family Fun Pack for 24 hours at the Visitor Center in either the South or North Unit. The pack includes guidebooks, ideas for activities, binoculars, hand lenses, and more.
Did You Know?
The Little Missouri River began to carve the badlands about 600,000 years ago during the Pleistocene Epoch. The river formerly ran to Hudson Bay, but the glaciers diverted it into the Missouri River. More...