Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora

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Named in honor of the U.S president who greatly admired the land, Theodore Roosevelt National Park presents the prairie in a pristine state. Covering 28,496 hectares (70,416 acres), the park is geographically divided into three different areas: the North Unit, the South Unit, and the Elkhorn Ranch Unit. Navigate the terrain by car, foot, or horseback, and consider spending the night in one of several campgrounds. View Great Plains wildlife such as bison, bighorn sheep, elk, prairie dogs, and wild horses. Don't get too close to the animals and bring binoculars to spot wildlife in the distance. Head to one of the park's most remote areas to see the cabin Roosevelt built. The weather can can quickly here, so check the forecast before you visit. Use our Medora trip planning tool to visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park on your trip to Medora, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Visiting Teddy Roosevelt NP was a surprising, and enlightening experience. We spent nearly an entire afternoon traversing the 36 mile scenic loop of the South Unit, located adjacent to Medora, ND. The...  more »
  • We have been at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park many times. We often see wild horses, buffalo, hawks, eagles, and prairie dog. We have also seen coyotes and elk. Visitors will want to "Park at th...  more »
  • I have been 3 years and have never been disappointed in all the wildlife I've seen. The views are absolutely gorgeous.  more »
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  • Great experience! The landscape is completely fascinating; the colors of the soil from red to blue gray. And the wildlife... bison (two separate herds on our visit) white tailed deer, coyotes and prairie dogs. Worth the trip.
  • National Park is a Hidden Gem in the United States. Don't miss this beautiful magnificent Park if you're in North Dakota. The painted Canyon Visitor Center has the most beautiful views. We were lucky enough to see you Buffalo roaming the area while we were there.
  • Great park!! Bison , long horn sheep and all kinds of great trains and lookouts. Fee paid at gate daily or packages
  • Awesome. The bad lands landscape with plenty of wild life. We go in October And November so the crowds are very sparce and the critters come out of wilderness area. Check out the petrified Forest in the hills. You will need a good all wheel car, a CR-V works.
  • A must to see if traveling through! Amazing landscape. We saw in one day more wild life than our 4 days at Yellowstone.
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