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Address: Medora, ND
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The ease with which wildlife can be seen in this part of Theodore Roosevelt...

The ease with which wildlife can be seen in this part of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is matched only by zoos.

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Oxbow Overlook

This is another "must see" overlook in the Roosevelt National Park. Wonderful view & beautiful scenery.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Pierre, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is another "must see" overlook in the Roosevelt National Park. Wonderful view & beautiful scenery.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

To really appreciate this view, one that Teddy Roosevelt probably enjoyed many times, you have to get out the car and if you can, walk up the hill. The view is really beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Worth the drive - It was a beautiful lookout. This is where you turn around & head back and look at everything on the other side of the road that you missed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you have traveled to many places on Earth, you may look at the photos and think "that's a nice view, but there are many better ones in other parks". I can't express strongly enough that a photo cannot capture the feeling of standing at the top of the hill and looking out over this expanse. Our hearts were immediately... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

To really enjoy this view, you must get out of your car and walk to the top of the hill. Absolutely spectacular, particularly late in the day within an hour of sunset. Be very careful with small children, as there is not railing and the dropoff is great and unforgiving.

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Westchester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Has to be one of the most spectacular view withing both parks. Seeing how the river snakes its way through this rough landscape is awe inspiring.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

The Oxbow Overlook is at the terminus of the North Unit road, 14 miles from the Visitor Center on U.S. 85. (The road isn’t a loop, so you need to return the way you came.) It’s just a short walk from the parking area to the overlook, which offers photogenic views of the deeply eroded terrain, the Little Missouri River... More 

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Bloomingdale, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Natural, rugged beauty of the great outdoors. The badlands is a place like no other. Good for hikers, horseback riding, camping, mountain biker and day trippers

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Healdsburg, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

The is an under-appreciated National Park. On the July weekday we visited (height of the season), we passed a only half-dozen cars and saw only two other families at the several places where we got out to look around. What a waste! The vistas are extraordinary. The rock formations are magical. And at the end, this overlook gives a wide... More 

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Russellville, AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I'm a lover of Oxbows, so this was just magical for me. Worth the out-and-back drive on the scenic route. Husband loved the Concretions turnout. Again, no restrooms anywhere along the drive or at any of the turnouts.

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