Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Swaying prairie grasses, forested hillsides, and an array of wildlife such as bison, elk, and prairie dogs welcome visitors to one of our country s oldest national parks and one of its few remaining intact prairies. Secreted beneath is one of the world s longest caves, Wind Cave. Named for barometric winds at its entrance, this complex labyrinth of passages contains a unique formation boxwork.

Wind Cave National Park Info


Wind Cave National Park

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News

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota GFP Seek Volunteers to help Reduce Elk Population in the Park

The National Park Service (NPS), working with South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), is again seeking skilled volunteers to reduce its elk herd at Wind Cave National Park (Wind Cave) to help address the high rate of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the park.

Adventures in Nature Program Begins January 7 at Wind Cave

Wind Cave National Park staff invite you and your children to explore the natural world by taking part in Adventures in Nature programs. These free, interactive programs are offered at the park visitor center every other Tuesday beginning January 7 through March 31.

Wind Cave Superintendent Vidal Dávila to Retire

After almost 45 years of service with the National Park Service, Vidal Dávila, Superintendent at Wind Cave National Park, will retire on December 31. Vidal has been the superintendent at the park since October 1, 2007.

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

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