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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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