Theodore Roosevelt National Park Travel Guide
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Across the open plains of North Dakota, you can travel for miles without seeing a house or business. Then you spy craggy ravines, tablelands, and gorges, and know at once you're in the badlands. The terrain has remained virtually unchanged since Theodore Roosevelt stepped off the train here in 1883, eager to shoot his first bison. Within two weeks, the future 26th president purchased an open-range cattle ranch, and the following year he returned to establish a second, which is part of the 110-square-mi national park that bears his name.
If you're set on sleeping within the park, be sure to pack your tent. Outside the park are mostly small chain hotels catering to interstate travelers—largely...read more
One does not visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park for the fine dining. In fact, the only venues within park are the picnic areas, and provided you've...read more
Things To Do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
The "Granddaddy Trail": Hike the Maah Daah Hey Trail, which means "grandfather" or "been here long." It's one of the most popular and well-maintained... Read more
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This was a quick road trip from the East Coast to the center of America to see and revisit some of the places in the center of this great country: Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota. Read more