Current Projects

in the last decade, thanks to generous friends and donors, we have invested $50 Million in projects to preserve and improve Medora.

Here are some of our current projects where you can make an impact:

Legacy Bully Pulpit
Innovate, Repair, Replace & Preserve at the Bully Pulpit Golf Course

$8 million campaign


One of the biggest challenges of building a world-class golfing experience in the North Dakota badlands is the badlands itself. Fifteen years after first amazing players, quite simply, it is time to act. To bring Bully Pulpit back to its former glory, with a few changes. To get Bully Pulpit back into the Top 100 golf course lists, and keep it there. To work even more closely with nature, enhance conservation practices and take steps to reduce flooding disruptions. To have Bully Pulpit, and the rest of the Medora experience, seen as a world-class attraction. To secure funding so Bully Pulpit can continue to challenge and amaze players. 

Spirit of Work Lodge renovations 
$100,000 Matching Gift by Warren & Lana Schlecht!


Our volunteers are irreplaceable—but the time has come to replace well-loved elements of our volunteer housing facility, the Spirit of Work Lodge. Thanks to a generous matching gift from the Schlecht family, all support for this project will be doubled up to $100,000!

Access Medora 
$1 Million lead gift by the Engelstad Foundation


Access Medora: Raising our standards by creating solutions and amenities for people with disabilities—starting with a high-capacity elevator for people with mobility needs at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre.

Point to Point Park   

$2 Million challenge grant committed by the Butler Family Foundation!


$8 million project

This brand new first impression of Medora is an ode to President Roosevelt’s favorite game, plus a place for families to have fun together in the Badlands. With the brand-new Badlands zip line, Manitou, and Medora Perception House, opened in 2019, and phase two offering an all-new, “Little Bully Pulpit” mini-golf course, pool and lazy river, and more, it combines History, Education, and Entertainment for families from all over!

Point to Point Trails
More Phases Under Construction Now!


“Over, under, through—but never around.” Those words from Theodore Roosevelt were exemplified in his favorite outdoor game, Point to Point. And they come to life each day on the new Point to Point Trails. Phase One of the trail system, a 1.5 mile jaunt onto the bluff overlooking the town of Medora, was completed in 2021! 

We invite you to help build the future of preserving the past for Medora.

Contact our Development Team at 701-223-4800 to discuss how you can support these efforts of the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation.