|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
North Dakota: America's own Serengeti.
Getting There: The park is 40 miles west of Dickinson on I-94. Follow the Park Scenic Road for 6.8 miles to the trailhead.
Prime Time: May.
Guides: Exploring the Black Hills and Badlands, by Hiram Rogers (Johnson Books, 800-258-5830; $17).
Contact: Theodore Roosevelt National Park, (701) 623-4466; www.nps.gov/thro.