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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  • Truly beautiful. This place is a hidden treasure of beauty—wild life and unique nature. We enjoyed seeing many buffaloes so close. It’s a nice drive and totally worth it. 
    Truly beautiful. This place is a hidden treasure of beauty—wild life and unique nature. We enjoyed seeing many buffaloes so close. It’s a nice drive and totally worth it.  more »
  • Never anticipated the beauty of this place. Incredible canyons, beautiful colors, buffalo everywhere (buffalo poop too). Went in April and it was empty. Really enjoyed the feeling of the... 
    Never anticipated the beauty of this place. Incredible canyons, beautiful colors, buffalo everywhere (buffalo poop too). Went in April and it was empty. Really enjoyed the feeling of the...  more »
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  • This place is so beautiful it has trees, hills mountains and even wild animals bison elk and many many more. I know I am just a kid who is 11 but Theodore’s park was pretty awesome I am just so glad I got to come I also LOVE ❤️ Nature so this places was an amazing places to visit for me that is why I am rating this 5 out of 5 star it was AMAZING!!!! And I know I have never been there but seeing it on google earth looks really fun
  • One of my favorite places in the whole country. It's an absolutely huge park with 3 different units, so give yourself time to really see it. But if you can't, the scenic loop drive in the south unit alone is worth the trip.

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