Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is open 24 hours a day, year-round. Please note that the North Unit operates on Central time, while the South Unit operates on Mountain time.

Visitor Centers:

South Unit Visitor Center
Current hours: Partially Open

Painted Canyon Visitor Center
Current hours: CLOSED due to COVID-19

North Unit Contact Station
Current Hours: CLOSED due to COVID-19


Cottonwood Campground
CLOSED due to COVID-19

Juniper Campground
CLOSED due to COVID-19

Portions of the South Unit Scenic Loop Drive and North Unit Scenic Road may be closed in winter due to snow and ice. Check the status of the park roads.

Last updated: July 2, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 7
Medora, ND 58645


(701) 623-4466

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