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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 17 Attractions in Medora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors

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Duluth, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

As we fought the oil field traffic all the way across northern North Dakota, we finally got to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the badlands of the northwest portion of the state. It was a refuge from all those oil rigs, mobile homes, and freight trucks. We spent two nights camping in the North Unit of the park, and I... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a fun area to visit. I have spent many days/nights hanging out in this park. It is really neat to see all the wild animals roaming though the land. You will see a wide variety of animals, including; buffalo, prairie dogs, many birds, and even wild horses. I would recommend the park to others!

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Welch, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Anyone visiting the park should make sure to purchase a guide book to the wild horses that make the park their home. The group "North Dakota Badlands Horse" has been documenting these beautiful horses for decades and does have the "2015 Guide to the Wild Horse of Theodore Roosevelt National Park" available at the Western Edge Bookstore in Medora. All... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wow! I had no idea that North Dakota had a national park. I was very impressed with the beauty, as far as the eye can see. I took a slow drive through the South Unit, which took over 3 hours. It was a very pleasant way to spend a morning. I would definitely visit this landmark again and next time,... More 

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Lucedale, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Enjoyed an afternoon ride through the park. Most of the roads were closed, due to snow, but the opened part had plenty of scenery and wildlife. There was plenty of buffalo, elk, prairie dogs, wild horses, deer, pheasant and a coyote. I really enjoyed the visit. Entry into the park was free at this time, and the park rangers at... More 

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Marietta, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As we headed west, this stop was our first glimpse of the bison grazing within the park. The scenic drive has a new landscape for you to enjoy at every turn. We also saw deer, prairie dogs, horses and more along the route. The visitor center has an astounding panoramic view that you won't want to miss as well!

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Donnybrook, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We visit this part annually, and we love it there! Both the North and South units are wonderful to drive through, and it a very peaceful place to explore. Plenty of wildlife to spot, great photo-ops of landscapes and animals alike. Wonderful for bird-watching, along with searching for wildflowers. Great place to go!!!

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Oxford, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We spent a wonderful 2 days and nights camping here. The wildlife is abundant - bison, pronghorns, wild horses and prairie dogs were numerous. Terrain is rugged and beautiful. Highlights included watching a young coyote stalk prarie dogs and my eight year old discovering a nice sized rattlesnake on a trail. Favorite hike was the Petrified Forest Plateau where you... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The drive through the park was very pretty. Plenty of wild horses. I wrote this review for one reason: the drive is quote long & there are NO RESTROOMS along the drive. Only at the main entrance & a campground about 5 miles in(which was very yucky we travel & camp a lot & it may have been the worst... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a must see anytime you are in Medora. I saw two herds of buffalo, some mule deer, and a golden eagle. Take the time to drive out to wind canyon and explore. The sights are well worth your time.

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