Wind Cave National Park News
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Free tours at Wind Cave National Park September 25 in celebration of National Public Lands Day
September 16, 2021 | 4:44 pm
Wind Cave National Park will be offering free tours on Saturday, September 25, as part of National Public Lands Day.
Elk bugling programs offered this fall at Wind Cave National Park
September 9, 2021 | 2:09 pm
Rangers at Wind Cave National Park will be leading programs mid-September through early October to listen for the bugle of the Rocky Mountain elk. The elk’s high-pitched whistle heralds the arrival of fall and the elk’s mating season.
Free Tours at Wind Cave on Founder’s Day, August 25th
August 20, 2021 | 3:47 pm
Wind Cave National Park will offer free tours on August 25, Founders Day, the 105th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service.
Jewel Cave National Monument and Wind Cave National Park propose fee increase for cave tours and camping next year
July 30, 2021 | 6:08 pm
Jewel Cave National Monument and Wind Cave National Park are seeking comments until September 7 on a proposal that would raise cave tour and camping fees beginning next year.
New Jersey family marks seven million visitors through Wind Cave
July 16, 2021 | 2:29 pm
Amos and Leah Gibello and their four children stepped into Wind Cave National Park history when they stopped at the cave July 14. Someone in the family was the seven-millionth visitor to tour Wind Cave since it became a national park 118 years ago.
Plan Like a Park Ranger before visiting Wind Cave National Park
June 11, 2021 | 9:35 am
Visitation to national parks is ramping up for the summer, and rangers at Wind Cave National Park encourage visitors to Plan Like a Park Ranger. Follow these tips for an enjoyable and safe visit!
Celebrate National Park Week at Wind Cave with free tours and a bird box building program
April 8, 2021 | 3:06 pm
Wind Cave National Park is celebrating National Park Week, April 17 – 25, with free tours and an opportunity to build a home for bluebirds.
Wind Cave National Park resumes cave tours
March 19, 2021 | 12:20 pm
Tours of Wind Cave will resume March 20 after a long closure due to extensive repair work on the elevators and the pandemic.
White-nose syndrome found in Wind Cave
March 5, 2021 | 12:14 pm
White-nose syndrome (WNS), a fungal disease that kills hibernating bats, has been confirmed in Wind Cave. Samples recently sent in for testing revealed 2 confirmed cases of the disease and 5 probable.
Grass fire contained at Wind Cave National Park
January 13, 2021 | 2:13 pm
Local personnel from the National Park Service and South Dakota Wildland Fire responded to a grass fire in Wind Cave National Park at 3:13 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12.