North Unit Scenic Drive to Open in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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Date: October 25, 2012
Contact: Eileen Andes, 701-623-4466

Repair and reconstruction of the Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit has been completed and the road will reopen on Friday, October 26 at 9:00 a.m. CDT.

"We are so pleased that we are able to reopen the North Unit Scenic Drive to the public this year," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor."The repairs have been a huge project.We encourage people to make a special trip to the North Unit this fall to enjoy the River Bend Overlook, Oxbow Overlook and wildlife before the snow flies."

Last year's wet weather caused major damage to the North Unit's Scenic Drive. The road from Caprock Coulee to Oxbow Overlook had been closed because a large section in the Cedar Canyon area had been slumping and sliding, causing considerable damage and making the road impassable. Road repairs began on August 11; the project was overseen by the Federal Highways Administration.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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