There’s A Hike In North Dakota That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Park Station
North Dakota’s one and only national park has been around for decades, and we all know and love it. What many people don’t know about, however, is some of the changes its had throughout the years to make it what it is today. For example, did you know an original entrance to the park is not at all where the entrances are today? In fact, you can even hike right to the abandoned entrance station! Check it out:
You can reach this trail by taking the scenic drive through Theodore Roosevelt National Park. It’s perfect to stretch your legs after the car ride and explore some of the park’s history. The South Unit entrance is located near Medora, North Dakota. For more information about the park, click here.
This hike is pretty quick and easy at under a mile long, but did you know that this park also has the longest trail system in the entire state at more than 90 miles? It’s called the Maah Daah Hey Trail — and it’s epic.
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Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.