Road construction in South Unit
Road construction on the South Unit Scenic Drive will begin on Monday, May 6.The construction crew will work on the East River Road from Wind Canyon to Beef Corral Bottom.Visitors will encounter single-lane traffic and delays of up to 30 minutes. More »
Pets in the park must be restrained at all times, and are not permitted in park buildings, on trails, or in the backcountry. Be aware that dogs can agitate bison and other animals, creating a dangerous situation.
Horseback riders must abide by regulations regarding horse use. Horses are prohibited in the Cottonwood and Juniper campgrounds, picnic areas, and on self-guided nature trails. Certified weed-free forage is required in the park. Horse users planning to camp in the backcountry must obtain a free backcountry permit at either the South Unit or North Unit visitor center prior to their trip.
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...