Whether you are interested in running, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, or fishing, Theodore Roosevelt offers a multitude of ways to explore the park. The park also contains several sites of historical significance, each associated with the era of cattle ranching in the late 1800s. Most significant is Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch
Site, the main ranch site where he spent the bulk of his time and where many of his conservation ideas grew. Other sites include Roosevelt's first ranch home, the Maltese Cross Cabin, the Long X
Trail which was used as a corridor to move cattle into the Northern Great Plains in the 1800s, and Peaceful Valley Ranch which was built in the 1880s and served as a dude ranch from 1918 to the 1930s. Visit the park's website
for more information on the numerous ways to explore the park.