Theodore Roosevelt National Park begins phased reopening for visitors

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In a news release on the National Park Service website, Theodore Roosevelt National Park announced that starting today May 9, the park would resume day access to visitors to certain areas.

These areas include:

  • All trails and trailheads within park boundaries
  • All roads in the North and South Unit (except South Unit road failure road)
  • Limited restroom facilities
  • Picnic areas
  • Backcountry camping
  • The Elkhorn Ranch Unit

The statement went on to say,

The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, partners, and communities continue to be the park’s highest priority. At Theodore Roosevelt National Park, our operational approach will be to examine and continuously monitor each facility function and service to ensure those operations comply with current public health guidance. We continue to work closely with the NPS Office of Public Health using CDC guidance to ensure public and workspaces are safe and clean for visitors, employees, partners, and volunteers.


All visitor centers and campgrounds will remain closed.

To read the full news release, click HERE.

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