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Address: Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND
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An 11-mile hiking trail featuring a wild prairie dog town - they may look...

An 11-mile hiking trail featuring a wild prairie dog town - they may look cute but these critters bite!

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Bring lots of water

This was a nice trail that was recommended to us as a shorter, easier alternative to the Achenbach Trail. The trail starts out pretty level taking you through lots of sagebrush... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2006
Witt06
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

My husband and I attempted to hike the Buckhorn Trail in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. I use the word "attempted" because the trail is not very well marked. We lost the trail, seemed to make up our own trail and later found the trail no where near where we thought we were. The park maps are... More 

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williston nd
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2009

the buckhorn trail was also recommended to us rather than the "dangerous Achenbach Trail" after the rains. the trail has some hissl to climb and a creek to cross quite a few times, which was hard due to the fact it had rained!also the bentonite makes it quite slippery on some of the paths! but overall it is a wonderful... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2006

This was a nice trail that was recommended to us as a shorter, easier alternative to the Achenbach Trail. The trail starts out pretty level taking you through lots of sagebrush and crossing a little creek repeatedly. The first prairie dog town is an entertaining stop just a few miles into the hike. Watch your step there is lots of... More 

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