Theodore Roosevelt National Park - North Unit


TRNP’s North Unit is located 15 miles south of Watford City and features an abundance of watchable wildlife species like bison, elk prairie dogs, white tail deer, and golden eagles to name a few. Put some miles on your hiking boots, bring your mountain bike, or take a scenic drive through this preserved section of the badlands.

    

Lake Sakakawea


Lake Sakakawea, a reservoir on the Missouri River, makes up the entire northern border of McKenzie County. It’s the largest lake in North Dakota and the third largest in the United States.

    

Little Missouri National Grasslands


Stretching over one million acres, the Little Missouri National Grasslands offers the opportunity to view the only bighorn sheep in the state of North Dakota. Adventurers can explore the wildlife and trails by hiking, biking, or as Teddy Roosevelt did, on horseback.

    

Lewis & Clark Trail


The confluence played an important role in the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition. They considered the confluence of these two great rivers as one of the most important places in North America.

    

Maah Daah Hey Trail


The Maah Daah Hey Trail is a world-renowned 97-mile trail that weaves through the north and south units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Little Missouri National Grasslands. The name originated with the Mandan Tribes and translates to “land that will be around for a long time.”