In the past, I have documented some dangerous rest areas around the country. On our honeymoon, Paul and I visited many more rest areas. One of those was Painted Canyon Rest Area, quite possibly the greatest rest area in the country. I mean, the place has a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor. If there is any doubt as to why, look at the pictures on Trip Advisor – the view from the rest area is absolutely stunning. It’s part of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, and well worth a stop should you happen to find yourself driving across the country on I-94.

It’s also a dangerous rest area. At least, it was the day Paul and I were there, because there were bison everywhere.

Here is my initial thought on seeing this sign: "Right...like there are going to be bison hanging out at a rest area."
Here is my initial thought on seeing this sign: “Right…like there are going to be bison hanging out at a rest area.”
Apparently, the sign was on to something. As we left the rest area, there were bison everywhere.
Apparently, the sign was on to something. As we left the rest area, there were bison everywhere.
They were in no hurry to get anywhere.
They were in no hurry to get anywhere.
Eventually, they got out of the way. Thankfully.
Eventually, they got out of the way. It was a rather scenic way to leave the rest area.