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
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?
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...