Theodore Roosevelt National Park
5 mi 8 km of trail — 0 Featured Rides
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a one-of-a-kind park with a unique history. In addition to being a memorial park commemorating former president and ardent conservationist Theodore Roosevelt, the land is also recognized for its distinct cultural heritage and varied natural resources. In the 19th century, cattle ranching became one of the chief uses of much of the Badlands, and many came West to seek their fortunes. While cattle brought Theodore Roosevelt to the area, it was the beauty of the landscape that made a deep impression on him. Theodore Roosevelt National Park celebrates the role that the dramatic hills played in shaping one of America's greatest conservationists. While no longer used for grazing today, the park preserves the ranching history of the region. Today, the 70,448-acre park is home to a variety of animals and continues to memorialize the 26th president for his enduring contributions to the protection of our nation's resources.
To learn more about Theodore Roosevelt National Park, visit www.nps.gov.
Fees and Passes
- Private Vehicle: $25 for 7 days
- Motorcycle: $20 for 7 days
- Per Person: $12 for 7 days
- Annual Pass: $50 per year
- Purchase an annual pass for all national parks sites, $80
To find more about park fees, click here.
Camping & Lodging
While no lodging is available within the park, the adjacent communities offer a variety of accommodations near the park. More information about lodging near the park can be found here.
- Cottonwood Campground: Open year round. 76 sites with 37 reservable sites. $14 per night (summer), $7 per night (winter). Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
- Roundup Group Horse Campground: Open from May 1 through October 31. Primarily used for groups of up to 20 people accompanied by horses or up to 30 people without horses. $40 per night regardless of group size. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
- Juniper Campground : Open year-round. Sites available on a first come, first served basis; 50 sites and 1 group site; only the group campsite is reservable. $14 per night (summer), $7 per night (winter).
- While there are no established backcountry campsites, visitors can camp up to 14 days in the backcountry and must obtain a free backcountry permit from the visitor center. More information on backcountry camping can be found here.
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