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#45 of 59 national parks in United States

Best trails in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota? AllTrails has 24 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Theodore Roosevelt National Park ranging from 0.7 to 15.4 miles and from 2,057 to 2,854 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Located in Western North Dakota, Theodore Roosevelt National Park includes three geographically separated badlands: North Unit, the South Unit, and the Elkhorn Ranch. Private Vehicle $30.00 per vehicle - Valid for 7 days for all persons traveling in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. Motorcycle $25.00 per motorcycle - Valid for 7 days for all persons traveling on a single, non-commercial motorcycle. Individual (non-motorized) $15.00 per person - Valid for 7 days for a visitor traveling on foot, bicycle, horse, or other non-motorized means of travel.

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Map of trails in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Park information
Acreage:
70,446 acres
Contact
701-623-4466
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Top trails (24)
#1 - Wind Canyon Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Wind Canyon Trail is a 0.5 mile loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#2 - Caprock Coulee Loop
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Caprock Coulee Loop is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Watford City, North Dakota that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#3 - Petrified Forest Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 40 m
Petrified Forest Trail is a 10.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#4 - Painted Canyon Nature Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
Painted Canyon Nature Trail is a 1 mile loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking Show more
#5 - Boicourt Overlook Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 22 m
Boicourt Overlook Trail is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Belfield, North Dakota that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#6 - Lower Paddock Creek Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Lower Paddock Creek Trail is a 7.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily Show more
#7 - Buck Hill Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 12 m
Buck Hill Trail is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Belfield, North Dakota that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used foShow more
#8 - Maah Daah Hey Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 142.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
99 mile single track through the badlands of North Dakota. Show more
#9 - Coal Vein Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
Coal Vein Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#10 - Ridgeline Nature Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 21 m
This trail offers gorgeous views of the Painted Canyon.Show more
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