North Achenbach Trail and the Caprock Coulee Extension

Distance

Recommended route: 5.5 miles one-way (requires hitchhiking). Otherwise, it is 11.0 miles round-trip.

Elevation

Total elevation gain of 883 feet.

Access

Located in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, so a National Park Pass or day-pass is required.

Parking

We recommend parking at the Oxbow Overlook  or the Caprock Coulee Trailhead.

Trail map

Here’s a map of the route we took along the North Achenbach trail with the additional Caprock Coulee extension.

In order to hike this route only one-way, like we did, you’ll need to hitchhike. We parked at the Oxbow Overlook  and requested a ride to the Caprock Coulee trailhead. We found it fairly easy to get a ride here! 

To read more about what else we did in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, check out our TRNP page here: 

Photo gallery

Our favorite moments from our North Achenbach trail hike. 

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