Wind Cave National Park News
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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).
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.
Wind Cave National Park prepares for prescribed fire
October 15, 2021 | 12:28 pm
Planning is underway to burn 676 acres of land surrounding the park’s developed area this fall.
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.