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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

If you believe this information is incorrect or needs updating, please let us know here.
So what does "Park Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has some information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of North Dakota and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of North Dakota and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: August 30, 2021
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Theodore Roosevelt National Park - News section for more.

  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park Closed Through May 9th to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

    April 15, 2020 | 9:43 pm

    Effective immediately, Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be closed to recreational use until further notice. The temporary closure includes visitor centers, facilities, trails, and campgrounds.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park Campground and Partial Road Closure to Implement Latest Health Guidance

    April 4, 2020 | 10:16 am

    Theodore Roosevelt National Park is announcing additional modifications to operations in response to guidance from federal, county, and local officials. As of April 4, 2020, park visitor centers, campgrounds, and a portion of the South Unit road are closed until further notice.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • North Dakota National Park Service Sites Are Modifying Visitor Center Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance

    March 18, 2020 | 8:23 am

    North Dakota National Park Service Sites Are Modifying Visitor Center Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance

    Read more at nps.gov