Theodore Roosevelt National Park – South and North Unit Website – https://www.nps.gov/thro/index.htm Medora, North Dakota
This summer, our big adventure was having a new baby. But LAST summer we took a month-long road trip out to Montana.
New “National Park” national park #2 for us on this trip was Theodore Roosevelt in North Dakota. I wasn’t expecting much out of our two night, two day stay, pretty much just another Badlands National Park. Instead I found a real contender for one of my favorite national parks.
We rolled into Medora in the late afternoon, having stopped a few places in our drive across most of North Dakota [...]
Black Elk Mountain (formerly Mt. Harney), Black Elk Wilderness of Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota Distance – 9 miles round trip Map – Can be found here Trailhead – Can be found at Sylvan Lake at Custer State Park (entrance fee, but totally worth it because Custer is amazing)
A note from Mike of South Jersey Trails – The following is a guest post from loyal reader Barbara, who had a pretty awesome adventure out in South Dakota last month and was nice enough to share her hike up the highest peak in that great state. Thanks Barbara!
September 2016 – Last month, I finally had the opportunity to scratch off hiking to the [...]