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Published May 25, 2013, 10:55 AM

Painted Canyon Scenic Overlook opens this weekend

MEDORA, N.D. — The Painted Canyon Scenic Overlook in the southwestern North Dakota Badlands is opening to vehicle traffic this weekend.

By: Associated Press, INFORUM

MEDORA, N.D. — The Painted Canyon Scenic Overlook in the southwestern North Dakota Badlands is opening to vehicle traffic this weekend.

The tourist attraction along Interstate 94 just east of Medora serves as a gateway to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Nearly 300,000 vehicles stopped there last year.

The Park Service had planned to keep the overlook closed this year due to federal spending cuts that took effect in March, but the agency under pressure found other ways to save money.

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Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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