Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

If your family is planning a vacation to North Dakota, consider adding a visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Three very different sections in the park The park was first established as a memorial park in 1947 and renamed as a national park in 1978. Three completely different sections make up the park: the North Unit is near Watford City; The South Unit is near Medora; and Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch sits in the middle. The Maah Daah Hey Trail All three sections are connected by the Maah Daah Hey Trail, which in the Mandan Indian language means “an area that will be around for a long time.” This trail is 101 miles long. It connects with seven campgrounds. If you walk the trail, you may see horseback riders, hikers, and bicycle riders. Teddy...

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

If your family is planning a vacation to Arizona, one of the most beautiful parks in our country is located there. The Colorado River carved out a canyon 277 miles long and 18 miles wide that is called Grand Canyon National Park. When Theodore Roosevelt stood on the rim of the Grand Canyon in 1903, the sight filled him with awe.  He said, “It is beyond comparison — beyond description; absolutely unparalleled throughout the wide world.” One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World The park was established in 1919 and 5,000,000 people visit it every year. It’s known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The beautiful colors of Grand Canyon were captured in these photos. Ride a mule to see the Grand Canyon There are many ways to...

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