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Dakota Nights Festival and More

Friday, September 15, 2017, 7 pm CT - Sunday, September 17, 3 pm CT

Overnight camp at Cottonwood Campground in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.  This is a busy weekend so strongly consider making camp site reservations at or by calling 877-444-6777.  Additional camping within Medora or at Sully Creek State Park 5 miles south of Medora.

This event is a highlight in TRNP’s interpretive year!  Evenings at the Festival will be filled with telescopes and star gazing.  BCA hikes to be determined once the TRNP schedule comes out.

Watch for further details as the dates approach.  Please RSVP to Jan at

Note - Dickinson State University's annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium immediately precedes our event.  This year the focus is "Theodore Roosevelt: The Naturalist in the Arena."  Festivities begin Thursday evening the 14th with presentations and activities throughout the day on Friday.  A Saturday morning breakfast and short hike usually wraps up in Medora.  BCA encourages you to come early and take in the Symposium.  Watch for developing info here:

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Later Event: October 22
2017 BCA Annual Meeting