Wind Cave National Park News
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Wind Cave National Park closes backcountry for elk management operation
January 10, 2023 | 1:36 pm
Backcountry areas of Wind Cave National Park will be closed to hikers from January 17 to February 17, twenty-four hours a day except on weekends.
Wind Cave National Park offers free tours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 6, 2023 | 1:45 pm
Wind Cave National Park will offer free tours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 16.
Adventures in Nature program begins January 10 at Wind Cave
December 19, 2022 | 4:10 pm
Wind Cave National Park staff invite you and your children to explore the natural world by taking part in their Adventures in Nature programs. These free interactive programs are offered at the park visitor center every other Tuesday beginning January 10 through April 4.
Holiday open house and annual bird count help celebrate the season at Wind Cave National Park
December 1, 2022 | 1:37 pm
Holiday events this year at Wind Cave National Park begin Sunday, December 11, with the park’s annual Christmas Bird Count followed by a holiday open house on Monday, December 19.
Free tours offered at Wind Cave on Veterans Day
October 27, 2022 | 8:42 am
Wind Cave National Park will offer free tours on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022, in honor of veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Wind Cave National Park closes Route 5 this winter for maintenance
October 26, 2022 | 1:37 pm
National Park Service (NPS) Route 5, a gravel road in Wind Cave National Park’s backcountry, will be closed for several months this winter for the laying and grading of new gravel base material.
Wind Cave National Park burns 1,037 acres to reduce wildfire risk
October 25, 2022 | 10:42 am
Firefighters from several agencies assisted Wind Cave National Park with a 1,037-acre prescribed fire the week of October 16.
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.
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.
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.