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    Jewel Cave

    National Monument South Dakota

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  • Caution - Parking Lot at Jewel Cave is under construction

    The parking lot project is on schedule for completion this fall. There is limited RV parking. The stairs and wheelchair ramp to the visitor center are also under construction. Signage along a service road will help guide visitors to the visitor center. More »

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Jewel Cave Plans for Construction

There are multiple construction projects planned in 2014. The visitor center parking lot project is planned for construction this spring through early fall. Due to these projects, there are no reservations for cave tours this year. More Information

Did You Know?

Entrance to Jewel Cave

Jewel Cave has only one natural entrance. Although the cave is more than 160 miles long, it lies beneath just 3 square miles of land area.