December 17, 2010
Eileen Andes, 701-623-4466
The visitor centers at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site will be closed on December 24 and 25 and, January 1. Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site will be closed in its entirety on those days. All facilities will reopen for regular business hours on December 26 and January 2, respectively.
The North and South Units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will still be open for visitors on the holidays and primitive camping is available. The grounds at Knife River Indian Villages will also be open on the holidays.
“This is a wonderful time for visitors to enjoy their national parks,” said Theodore Roosevelt National Park Superintendent Valerie Naylor. “Winter provides beautiful scenery for photography and many good opportunities for wildlife viewing.”