Explore It. Adore It. Medora

Medora has been a family tradition for generations! No matter the time of year, it can be a little escape or a full-fledged adventure. Whatever it is for you, these North Dakota Badlands will keep callin’ you back for more.

The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is a public non-profit organization formed by a multi-million dollar gift from Harold Schafer and his family, whose love for Medora began to impact the little Badlands town in 1962. Today, we operate history, education, and entertainment venues that allow the traveling public to be inspired by the Badlands the way Theodore Roosevelt and Harold Schafer were.

“My obligation today is to see that Medora’s greatness can be carried on after my lifetime, that its future can be even better than the past.”


We connect people to Medora for positive, life-changing experiences.

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Badlands Gravel Battle - Back Road Bike Race

May 26

Rip through the Badlands during this high-paced gravel grinder!

20th Anniversary of the Maah Daah Hey Trail

June 1

The Maah Daah Hey Trail Association is celebrating its 20th year of promoting and maintaining the Maah Daah Hey Trail system!

Join them in celebrating one of North Dakota's premier outdoor attractions!

Bull Moose Mud Run

June 8

This race is for those with the unbreakable bully spirit! 

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“Bully!” for North Dakota

Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation sees passage of Presidential Library funding as next great moment in histor...

Thu, April 25th, 2019 @ 11:08 pm

Meet the cast of this year’s Medora Musical!

Hosts Chet Wollen and Bill Sorensen to lead star-studded Medora Musical cast made up of returning talent, new pe...

Wed, April 17th, 2019 @ 5:16 pm

2019 Featured Variety Acts

One of your old favorites accompanied by some new stars! Every year the Medora Musical features top-notch entert...

Wed, April 10th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

Here’s What’s Next in Medora: Point To Point Park

Originally Published in the 2019 Spring Newsletter We’ve been looking at that big open space beside the Badlan...

Mon, April 8th, 2019 @ 9:57 am

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