Planning a trip to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and need some help planning your trip?

Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Basics

Region: Midwest / Central Plains

Park Size: 70,446 acres (110.07 sq miles) (285.08 sq km)

Location: Billings and McKenzie counties

Closest Cities: Medora, North Dakota

Busy Season: June to September

Visitation: 691,658 (in 2019)

How much does Theodore Roosevelt National Park Cost?

Theodore Roosevelt National Park costs the following:

  • 7-day Passenger Vehicle Pass – $30
  • 7-day Motorcycle Pass – $25
  • 7-day Individual Pass – $7

An annual Theodore Roosevelt National Park Pass costs $55 but it is not recommended you buy this pass. For an extra $25 you can get an American the Beautiful Pass. This $80 pass offers free admission to all 116 fee-charging National Park Units.

When is Theodore Roosevelt National Park Open?

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Theodore Roosevelt National Park?

Yes, pets are welcome in Theodore Roosevelt National Park but are limited to developed areas such as roads, parking areas, picnic areas, and campgrounds. Pets are not allowed on the trails in the park. Please review the Theodore Roosevelt Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Theodore Roosevelt.

Where are Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s visitor centers?

South Unit Visitor Center – May to September

North Unit Visitor Center – May to September

Land Acknowledgments for Theodore Roosevelt National Park

The National Park known as Theodore Roosevelt National Park sits on Hunkpapa, Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara, Michif Piyii (Métis), Assiniboine, Cheyenne, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ lands.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.

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Jennifer is a long time national park blogger and the founder of National Park Obsessed. She is a dedicated National Park lover who is working on visiting all 62 US National Parks. She has currently been to 53 of the National Parks. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the Parks with others and helping them learn to love the parks as much as she does.

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