Basic Information

In winter, some or all park roads may be closed due to snow.

Entrance Fees:

Vehicle Entrance Fee - $30.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for one private, non-commercial vehicle and its occupants for 7 days.

Motorcycle Entrance Fee - $25.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for one motorcycle and its riders for 7 days.

Non-motorized Individual Entrance Fee - $15.00

Per-person fee grants access for individuals on foot, bicycle, or horseback to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for 7 days.

Commercial Vehicle 1-6 Passenger Capacity - $25.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for one 1-6 passenger capacity commercial vehicle and its occupants for 7 days. **Additional fee of $12 per person in addition to the $25 Commercial Vehicle fee.

Commercial Vehicle 7-15 Passenger Capacity - $50.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for one 7-15 passenger capacity commercial vehicle and its occupants for 7 days.

Commercial Vehicle 16-25 Passenger Capacity - $60.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for a 16-25 passenger capacity commercial vehicle and its occupants for 7 days.

Commercial Vehicle 25+ Passenger Capacity - $150.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for one 25+ passenger capacity commercial vehicle and its occupants for 7 days.

Entrance Passes:

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Annual Pass - $55.00

Entrance to all units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park for one year from month of purchase. Admits pass holder and passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the pass holder and his/her immediate family (spouse, children, parents) when entry is by other means (foot, bicycle, etc.).

South Unit Visitor Center

Rangers staff the desk, assist visitors with trip planning, and issue backcountry permits. Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin, located just outside, is open for self-guided tours year-round. Ranger-led cabin tours are offered in the summer. The park film, Refuge of the American Spirit, shows in the theater. A bookstore sells books, postcards, and more. A museum houses artifacts from Theodore Roosevelt's presidency and time in the badlands.

North Unit Visitor Contact Station

Park information, informal presentations, restroom and gift shop are all available at this location. The trailers at the park entrance serve as a temporary contact station for visitors to the North Unit.

Painted Canyon Visitor Center

Features: Panoramic views Wildlife viewing Hiking trails Staffed information desk Exhibits and displays Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association Bookstore Picnic shelters Restrooms Drinking fountain Vending machines Public telephone Visitor center, overlook, picnic area, and restrooms are wheelchair accessible

 
Theodore Roosevelt National Park after a rain
 

Planning a visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park? This section of the website has helpful information on some of the things you might have concerns about: getting around in the park, lodging, dining, pets, weather, accessibility, and safety. Current information on the Road Status is also available.

If you're looking for things to see and do in the park, check out Things to Do.

Last updated: December 3, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 7
Medora, ND 58645

Phone:

(701) 623-4466

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