South Unit, Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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  • Fantastic visit. We really enjoyed driving the loop. The nature is overwhelming. Plenty of wildlife. Not too busy, so plenty of opportunities to stop and take a photo.A really nice visit!  more »
  • Since i wasn't in a Hurry got directions and took the time to visit the South Unit, if you have to the time i would definitely take the time to visit. S o much history and beauty you will not be disap...  more »
  • Full of North Dakota Badlands, this park had beautiful vistas and gorgeous sites. And we saw many animals: Buffalo, Pronghorns, Mule Deer, White Tailed Deer and hundreds of Prairie Dogs. There is a 30...  more »

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Where to stay in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

If you're intent on sleeping in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, you can pitch a tent in the campground in the North Unit or the South Unit. The park offers a special horse campground in the South Unit for visitors on horseback, but you can stay here even without a horse. The small town of Medora near the entrance to the South Unit has a collection of motels and a couple of campgrounds. If you're looking for more options for dining and services, choose one of the hotels in the town of Dickinson east of the park. The region's thriving oil industry makes accommodations harder to come by in summer, so book ahead if you plan to visit at that time.
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