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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

PO Box 7, Medora, ND 58645
(701) 623-4730 ext. 3417
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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Medora
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: National Parks
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Sydney Australia
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The US owes a great debt to this man as he oversaw the creation of a multitude of National Parks & Reserves to preserve natural wonders for future generations to enjoy. We had a great time touring the NP , we were the only guests and owing to the weather (freezing !!) and closed areas it was a free entry... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Best known for the natural beauty, the park also has a small gem in Roosevelt's cabin. Theodore Roosevelt lost his wife and mother on the same day - Valentine's Day - and came to the Medora ranch to recover. It was more than that, because he earned money writing articles when the cattle ranching business was tight. It was here... More

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Spencer, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have been visiting this area on a yearly basis for nearly 50 years. This is a beautiful area of North Dakota that many have compared to the Grand Canyon on a miniature scale. In this park you can see the rugged nature but also the beauty of creation how it may have looked millennia ago. Theodore Roosevelt once lived... More

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Oakwood, Illinois
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38 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

On our last visit to the Black Hills we decided to drive up to Theodore Roosevelt. We started at the visitors center; the staff was very friendly and helpful. Right outside of the visitors center is Roosevelt's cabin certainly worth a look.The park is beautiful with distinctve badlands, caprock formations (toadstools), cannon ball concretions, teaming wildlife, and nice hiking trails.... More

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Oxford, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We decided to take a northern route to see Theodore Roosevelt National Park on our way out to the Black Hills. I was expecting a ho-hum experience based on the pictures I had seen and was proven quite wrong. This is an amazing park! Such beautiful scenery. We visited the North Unit just prior to sundown. We saw quite a... More

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Helsinki, Finland
13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We went to South Dakota, Mt Rushmore area the previous week. While we saw awesome landscape in the Badlands and some wildlife at Custer- Teddy Roosevelt National Park(south unit) had it all. I've never been happier we stopped somewhere. We arrived late at night, so didn't know what to expect. Got up at sunrise and just, Wow! Great scenery -it... More

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Clarksville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We spent 1 day in Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park and wish we had move time. The park has a wonderful 30 mile drive where you can see vistas , bison and wild horses. The sunset was beautiful. Lots of places to pull over and take pictures. We saw more animals here then in just about any other national... More

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South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Magnificent scenery, the way it has always been. Just a little crowded with a lot of road construction.

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Whiteville, NC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Visited and camped here first of September. We had a herd of buffalo in our campsite but they respected our tent so it was a cool adventure. Our campsite was on the Little Missouri River and quite private. Maybe the most beautiful campsite I have pitched a tent . the park is strikingly beautiful with up close buffalo.

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Charlotte, NC, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

The roads are well maintained and there are lots of animals to see. There are turnouts, so you can stay in your cars or take the hikes. Great park!

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