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Little Missouri National Grassland, Medora
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Little Missouri National Grassland is a National Grassland located in western North Dakota, USA. At, it is the largest grassland in the country. Enclaved within its borders is Theodore Roosevelt National Park, which is managed by the National Park Service (and therefore not included in the preceding statistics). The Little Missouri National Grassland was once a part of the Custer National Forest, but is now a part of the Dakota Prairie Grasslands, a National Forest unit consisting entirely of National Grasslands. A predominant feature of the grassland is colorful and beautiful badlands, a rugged terrain extensively eroded by wind and water. It is a mixed grass prairie, meaning it has both long and short grass.The boundaries of the grasslands on certain maps can be misleading. Within the boundaries of the national grassland are significant portions of state-owned and privately owned land, much of it leased by cattle ranchers for grazing. Overall, in descending order of land area, it is located in parts of McKenzie, Billings, Slope, and Golden Valley counties.
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  • We drove through this on the far south end up to Medora. It is all gravel, but is well worth the trip...The Badlands are mixed in with this, and the colors were beautiful. There are lots of places to ...  more »
  • I went North to the North Unit of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park. The Campground is called CCC campground. It is on the other side of the river and not crowded at all. I would stay again. But there...  more »
  • We drove most of the roads in the grasslands. It took us two days. We enjoyed every bit of it. For the vast majority of times we were totally alone. The best part is just north of the National Park, g...  more »