Theodore Roosevelt National Park News
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Prescribed burns promote prairie restoration.
September 15, 2022 | 10:02 am
Through late summer and into the fall Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be conducting prescribed burns in both the North and South Units.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Invites Public Comment on Proposed Livestock Management Plan
March 16, 2022 | 8:00 am
MEDORA, ND: The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to develop a new livestock management plan (LMP) for Theodore Roosevelt National Park, to guide future management of horse and cattle herds at the park.
EA Public Review Period for South Unit Road Repair
February 10, 2022 | 4:05 pm
Theodore Roosevelt National Park announces a virtual public meeting and comment period on a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) of the South Unit Loop Road Reconstruction Project.
Public Invited to Attend Theodore Roosevelt National Park Comprehensive Site Plan Meetings on November 3rd or 4th
October 27, 2021 | 3:07 pm
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is preparing a long-range comprehensive site plan for all developed areas of the park including: Painted Canyon Overlook, South Unit Entrance at Medora, North Unit Entrance, Peaceful Valley Ranch, and the Elkhorn Ranch Unit
Rain and Snow Provide Additional Assistance to Firefighters
April 12, 2021 | 1:40 pm
Watford City — Wintery weather conditions that developed over this weekend are a welcome sight to the firefighters that have been working the Horse Pasture Fire for the past week. The fire, currently mapped at 5,000 acres, is now 95% contained.
High Winds Challenge Firefighters on the Horse Pasture Fire
April 9, 2021 | 3:37 pm
4/9/2021 – Fire activity on the Horse Pasture Fire remained high on Thursday, however no new growth was reported. Strong winds continued to be a challenge for firefighters, as they worked to keep the fire within established firelines. Flare ups were visible as large pockets of unburned fuel within the perimeter were consumed.
Reopening the South Unit Visitor Center in Medora for Information Services and Bookstore Sales on July 1st.
June 29, 2020 | 9:22 am
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is increasing recreational access and services.
Section of South Unit Scenic Drive Closed Temporarily in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
June 8, 2020 | 12:05 pm
Park staff have identified a large culvert failure at mile marker 12 on the South Unit Scenic Drive. Starting June 15th, the road will be closed at Wind Canyon for crews to replace the culvert and rebuild the road surface. This work is expected to take up to two weeks to complete.
Bison Injures Visitor in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
May 19, 2020 | 5:06 pm
A visitor was injured by a bison in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Begin Phased Access May 9, 2020
May 9, 2020 | 8:43 am
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Public Health Service, and the North Dakota Department of Health, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is resuming visitor access for recreational day use of trails, picnic areas, roads and backcountry camping.