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. But today, with some towns doubling in population due to a new landscape formed in the wake of the discovery of the Bakken Oil Field, you are more likely to see one of 8,000 wells and countless drilling rigs on the horizon than you are deer or antelope. That same development is slowly encroaching on the craggy ravines, tablelands, and gorges of the North Dakota badlands.
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 the park are the picnic areas, and provided you've...read more
Things To Do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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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
For the adventurous traveler, camping in Theodore Roosevelt is well worth the effort. The unadulterated isolation, epic views, and relationship... Read more
The park's landscape is one of prairies marked by cliffs and rock chasms made of alternating layers of sandstone, siltstone, mudstone, and bentonite... 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