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There IS beauty in North Dakota!!

Many people think North Dakota is completely flat, boring farms and grasslands, with a few oil boom... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raintree_Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
A definite must visit

In my opinion, the north unit of TR National Park is the best site to see. I got there around 830am... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
JNFII
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Stamford, Connecticut
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One half of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, separated from the rest of the park by almost 50 miles.
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208 Scenic Dr, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND 58854-9265
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+1 701-623-4466
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many people think North Dakota is completely flat, boring farms and grasslands, with a few oil boom towns thrown in for good measure. But, tucked in the far west of the state is some beautify landscape. The North Dakota Badlands are all the more attractive...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

In my opinion, the north unit of TR National Park is the best site to see. I got there around 830am and very glad I did. There’s not much of a visitor center, which is currently located just inside the main gate, in a modular...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is about an hour’s drive from Medora. Unusually hot July temperatures caused us to discard some of our trail plans, but we still had a great few hours in the park. We had planned to hike the...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss this extraordinary, scenic wonderland! Opportunities abound to see bison, deer and other wildlife! Slow down and see the wonderment of our world!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We did both the North Unit and South Unit in 1 day. The North is much shorter but was equally thrilling because we had a large herd of bison cross the road in front of us. We drove up from Rapid City SD and it...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The north unit is beautiful. Only a bit farther north than the south unit, but somehow a bit greener, which makes the contrast of colors and geologic layers even more beautiful. We had read that the north unit was great for views, but not wildlife....More

Thank C B
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

It was well worth the extra drive to see this beautiful section of the park. We felt like we practically had the place to ourselves. At many pullouts we were the only car or one of just a few. The view at River Bend Overlook...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed July 25, 2018

As part of a tour of North Dakota's National Park sites, visited both sections of the Theodore Roosevelt Park. I had previously been to the South Unit and would return there after visiting the North Unit. Arriving from the North, I entered the park, showed...More

Thank wewhynot
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We visited both the North and South Units and found them very similar. The north unit is a little smaller and there was much fewer people here (but neither was crazy busy). Beautiful landscapes but not as many pull offs to park, but easy to...More

Thank V9865EOmichaels
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Having just visited the south unit yesterday - we decided to go north today for a comparison. We thought the north was so much more interesting - rock formations more varied and like Badlands in South Dakota We felt the south unit lacked that Also...More

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