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Wind Cave National Park News

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  • Wind Cave National Park prepares for prescribed burn

    September 27, 2022 | 4:01 pm

    Planning is underway to burn 1,037 acres of land adjacent to the Elk Mountain Campground this fall. The fire could occur as early as the week of October 2.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Celebrate Native Americans’ Day at Wind Cave with hoop dancing, storytelling, and food

    September 22, 2022 | 8:42 am

    Hoop dancing, Lakota storytelling, and food highlight Native Americans’ Day activities at Wind Cave National Park Monday, October 10. Join the festivities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the visitor center to enjoy Native American artists and demonstration of living culture.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Elk bugling programs and cave tours offered this fall at Wind Cave National Park

    September 9, 2022 | 2:54 pm

    Rangers at Wind Cave National Park will be leading programs through early October listening for the bugle of the Rocky Mountain elk.

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  • Cave tours, hikes, and talks around a tipi highlight Wind Cave’s summer ranger programs

    June 10, 2022 | 6:05 pm

    National park rangers at Wind Cave National Park will offer a variety of interpretive programs this summer.

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  • Wind Cave National Park to move to cashless fee collection starting June 15, 2022

    June 3, 2022 | 10:38 am

    Beginning June 15, 2022, payments for cave tours, campground fees, as well as Interagency Passes at Wind Cave National Park, will be by credit and debit card only.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Wind Cave National Park institutes cave tour reservation system

    April 19, 2022 | 12:00 pm

    Visitors to Wind Cave can now reserve cave tour tickets online up to 120 days in advance. Tickets can be purchased through www.recreation.gov, a website used for reservations at thousands of sites across the country.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Wind Cave National Park prepares for prescribed fire

    April 15, 2022 | 4:00 pm

    Planning is underway to burn 1,037 acres of land adjacent to the Elk Mountain Campground this spring. The fire could occur as early as the week of April 17.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Celebrate National Park Week at Wind Cave National Park with badges, birds, and boxwork

    April 8, 2022 | 9:39 am

    Wind Cave National Park will be hosting a variety of activities during National Park Week beginning Saturday, April 16, and running through Sunday, April 24.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 20 Elk collared in Wind Cave National Park for research project

    December 10, 2021 | 1:20 pm

    Twenty elk in Wind Cave National Park were recently fitted with GPS (Global Positioning System)/VHF radio-telemetry collars to help monitor elk inside the park for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Wind Cave National Park and Jewel Cave National Monument announce fee increase

    December 6, 2021 | 11:12 am

    Jewel Cave National Monument and Wind Cave National Park plan to increase their fees for cave tours and, in Wind Cave's case, their campground, in early January.

    Read more at nps.gov