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19 mi 31 km of trail 3 Runs

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Runs in North Unit - 3

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Favorite View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.
Intermediate/Difficult

Achenbach Loop

18.4 mi 29.7 km • Loop • 2,289 ft Ascent 697.69 m Ascent

(7) Watford…, ND
Favorite View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.
Intermediate

Caprock Coulee

4.2 mi 6.7 km • Loop • 631 ft Ascent 192.42 m Ascent

(10) Watford…, ND
Favorite The Buckhorn Trail provides ample views of open space as you travel. Photo credit: NPS/Laura Thomas.
Intermediate

Buckhorn Trail

11.3 mi 18.2 km • Loop • 1,040 ft Ascent 316.86 m Ascent

(4) Watford…, ND

Trails in North Unit - 4

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0.1 mi 0.2 km #1Sperati Point Overlook Trail
Easy
Watford City, ND
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Watford City, ND
15.1 mi 24.3 km #2Achenbach Trail
Difficult
Watford City, ND
Difficult
15.1 mi 24.3 km Watford City, ND
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3Caprock Coulee Nature Trail
Intermediate
Watford City, ND
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Watford City, ND
3.3 mi 5.3 km #4Caprock Coulee Trail
Intermediate
Watford City, ND
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Watford City, ND

Photos of North Unit - 23

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View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.
Apr 19, 2015 near Watford…, ND
Oxbow Overlook, North Unit, Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Apr 23, 2015 near Watford…, ND
Oxbow Overlook, North Unit, Theodore Roosevelt NP
Apr 23, 2015 near Watford…, ND
Enjoy a sweeping view down to the south from the River Bend Overlook. Photo credit: NPS/Mark Meyers.
May 25, 2017 near Watford…, ND
Looking uphill at the descent through the badlands.
May 25, 2015 near Watford…, ND
Bison near the Caprock Coulee Trail
Dec 26, 2018 near Watford…, ND
Grassland is the name of the game on the way to Sperati Point.
Jun 29, 2017 near Watford…, ND
Looking to the southeast at the Little Missouri
Apr 21, 2015 near Watford…, ND

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