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Hiking opportunities beckon outdoor enthusiasts to the Badlands of western North Dakota to join Teddy Roosevelt actor on two novel Point-to-Point hikes.
O'Keefe, CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Library Foundation, always planned on donating a kidney to help his mother. He never suspected that his kidney would end up going to someone he's never met.
More than a century after a future American President sought solitude, and bison, in what would become western North Dakota, the park named after Theodore Roosevelt offers both to visitors, especially in the North Unit, where the silence and rugged beauty are unparalleled.
The secret is getting out, slowly, of western North Dakota's punishing but amazing running, biking and Nordic skiing experience. Established a few decades ago with horses in mind, the 144-mile Maah Daah Hey Trail is proving to be a challenge and a unique experience for racers from all over the nation.

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The Waltons purchased the ranch to preserve, and it will continue to be grazed, according to a statement released on behalf of the couple.
The Badlands in Theodore Roosevelt National Park features a variety of exploration options for tourists, including one of the most sought out recreation sports — horseback riding.
Lead architect Craig Dykers said the design is heavily inspired by the terrain of the North Dakota Badlands and aims to respect the ecological environment of the site. The design emphasizes the expansive views of the rugged scenery, and a walk-able roof features natural grasses commonly found in the surrounding prairie landscape.

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