Ranger Programs

During the summer, join a ranger for a guided tour, short talk, or evening campfire program to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the park's incredible landscape. Below is a general description of the types of Ranger Programs offered throughout the park.

To find out program topics and guided hike and ranger walk locations, view our calendar of events, or find a copy of the week's program schedule posted throughout the park when you arrive. Programs are scheduled about 2 weeks in advance.


Maltese Cross Cabin Tour
Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin is located behind the South Unit Visitor Center. It is open for self-led tours year-round. Ranger-led tours begin June 3, 2018 with several tours offered each day.

Ranger Talks
Rangers present short talks on a variety of topics every day from mid-June to the beginning of September.

Ranger Walks and Guided Hikes
Take a walk with a ranger to view wildlife or learn about the cultural history of the park. Explore the Badlands with a ranger and visit some of the more remote areas of the park on a guided hike. Offered daily through the summer, beginning June 4, 2018.

Evening Campfire Programs
Join a ranger at the campground amphitheater in Cottonwood or Juniper Campground for a more in-depth view of things at Theodore Roosevelt National Park or in the National Park Service. The first evening programs of 2018 will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 1, 2, and 3. Beginning Friday, June 8, 2018, evening programs will be held nightly through the summer.

Last updated: April 11, 2018

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