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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National Park Week

April 20 - April 28

Take a drive or hike through Theodore Roosevelt National Park for National Park week the whole week of April 20th!

BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

May 18

11th Annual BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

Badlands Gravel Battle - Back Road Bike Race

May 26

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

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Bill Sorensen’s Final Ride

Long-time Medora entertainer to co-host the Medora Musical for a final time (MEDORA, ND) Bill Sorensen is a hous...

Tue, April 2nd, 2019 @ 10:52 am

Sheriff Bear Leaves Medora

Breaking News In a twist of unforeseen events Sheriff Bear has announced his resignation from the Medora Musical...

Mon, April 1st, 2019 @ 13:09 pm

Women of Medora: Emily Walter

This article was originally posted in Inspired Women Magazine and was written by Stephanie Fong. Emily Walter ha...

Fri, March 29th, 2019 @ 10:43 am

Interview with TRMF Business Member, Railway Credit Union

We sat down with Railway Credit Union President, Paul Brucker to get his thoughts on what Medora has done for hi...

Sat, March 16th, 2019 @ 19:35 pm

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