I-90 Exit 131 (Visitor Contact Station) is open in both directions. Exit 127 (Launch Control Facility) is closed to eastbound traffic, but open to westbound traffic. Pick up all tour tickets at exit 131. Allow extra time to travel to Delta-01 for tours.
Jr. Ranger Program
Junior Ranger Program
To download a copy of the Minuteman Missile Junior Ranger program click on these links:
Follow the directions closely, then after you have completed the program mail it to: Minuteman Missile NHS 21280 SD Highway 240 Philip, SD 57567
A National Park Service Ranger will check your completed program to make sure you qualify for Junior Ranger status. You will then receive a certificate and patch certifying you as a Minuteman Missile Junior Ranger!
Did You Know?
The only Minuteman Missile ever launched out of an active silo took place at a silo north of Newell, South Dakota on March 1, 1965. The flight only lasted a total of seven seconds with the rocket landing in a nearby pasture.