MEDORA, ND – A bison roundup is scheduled for the week of October 16 at the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
For safety reasons, this operation will be closed ot the public, but media are invited to cover the story. Most of the roundup will take place October 17 through 19. The best photographic opportunities will likely be on October 18 and 19. In order to ensure human and animal safety, media representatives must be escorted while at the site. It is recommended that you call the park at 701-623-4466 after 8:00 a.m. MDT on the day you plan to attend the roundup before leaving your office to ensure the operation has not been postponed or changed due to weather or other issues. READ MORE »
MEDORA, ND: The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association and Theodore Roosevelt National Park invite the public to a special book reading and signing by renowned author Terry Tempest Williams on Sunday, July 24. Tempest Williams will read from her newest book, The Hour of Land. The reading will begin at 6:30 p.m. MDT in the park’s South Unit Visitor Center; a book signing will follow.
On your way to Yellowstone National Park huh? Well, coming west of the Mississippi has gotten a lot easier since Lewis and Clark’s time, but you and the family will still need to stretch those legs sometime before you get to Old Faithful. And Medora, North Dakota is the perfect place to do just that! Here’s why…
You’re a National Park fanatic!
Be inspired by the Badlands that inspired a President. Theodore Roosevelt National Park has wild horses — and so much more. Set in the heart of the rugged North Dakota Badlands, TRNP is chalk-full of bison, elk, prairie dogs, and more. And it’s not just wildlife! The “Teddy” has numerous hiking trials and is laden with scenic overlooks, which make for great photo opportunities. It’s North Dakotas only National Park — and you need to see it!
Hike TRNP during the National Park Service Centennial Celebration in 2016
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year and, of course, in Medora, people absolutely love to experience the wonder of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the heart of the Nor
th Dakota Badlands.
To help you plan your trip to celebrate with the Park, and to celebrate what inspired our 26th President so much during his time in Dakota Territory, here are some of the must see spots when you go to TRNP! (Plus, enjoy a little Josh Duhamel voice at the bottom)
1. The Maltese Cross Cabin Originally located about seven miles south of Medora in the wooded bottom-lands of the Little Missouri, the Maltese Cross Ranch was one of the places Theodore Roosevelt stayed during his time in North Dakota. Now located at the TRNP South Unit Visitors Center, this is a must-see window into the past, and the President’s time in the Dakota Territory.