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Distance

19.4 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Strenuous

Δ Elevation (FT)

up and down

USGS Quad Map(s):  Theodore Roosevelt National Park Topo Map

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Upper Paddock/Talkington Loop

North Dakota

  • Nuttall's Violet along the Paddock Creek Trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
  • View along the Paddock Creek Trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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Notes

Upper Paddock and Talkington Loop is a tough hike in Theodore Roosevelt National Park that is a great choice for hikers and backpackers looking to get away from people. The park says "this trail combines part of the Lower Talkington Trail with the Upper Talkington and Upper Paddock Creek Trails. Accessing the loop from Painted Canyon will add 4 miles round trip to your hike." This hike is in the park's southern unit. There is camping available in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The Cottonwood Campground is in the TRNP south unit and the Juniper Campground is located in the north unit.

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Contact: Theodore Roosevelt National Park 315 Second Avenue Medora, ND 58645

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