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Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 

Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 

Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rainfall prompts closing of North Unit visitor center

July 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY The visitor center of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit will close this month after unprecedented rainfall caused the Badlands soil under the building to shift. Continue Reading

Serenity in the Bakken: TRNP North Unit balancing beauty against oil boom’s impact

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK NORTH UNIT
Ron Sams remembers a time when very little of note happened here. Continue Reading

Dehydrated hiker calls for help; Increase in rescues in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

August 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Theodore Roosevelt National Park staff, with the assistance of flashlights, headlamps and two horses, safely brought a 23-year-old man out of the North Unit backcountry at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday after he became dehydrated and texted for help. Continue Reading

National Park wilderness hike highlights backcountry springs

June 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Fresh water springs are few and far between in the Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, but they are an important source of water this dry environment. Continue Reading

TRNP’s North Unit Scenic Drive slumping: Road to remain closed through summer

June 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit Scenic Drive after mile six will be open with limited access through the summer. Continue Reading