Trail Closure Information
The Highland Creek Trail is closed. Backcountry Zones 1 and 2 are closed to all off-trail travel and use. The Sanctuary and Centennial Trails remain open to through traffic.
Temporary Road Closure Information
Oct. 18 & 19: NPS 5 and 6 are closed for the entire weekend. Monday, Oct. 20, through Wednesday, Oct. 22, NPS 5 will be closed from Highway 87 to NPS 6. Highway 87 will be closed from Road 342 (Beaver Creek Road) north to the park boundary.
1959 NSS Expedition to Wind Cave Expedition Report - Appendix II
Alex, Robert. Biologist (specializing in mammals). Biology student, Bettendorf, Iowa.
Brown, Robert F. Expedition and Scientific Director. Staff meteorologist, WOC-TV, Davenport, Iowa.
Brown, Beverly. Cave survey team. Case worker, Department of State Welfare, Iowa.
Cate, William. Rescue team leader and explorer. Student at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.
Cody, William. Cave survey team. Student, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
Cournoyer, Donald N. Assistant leader and administrative director. Arlington, Virginia.
Deike, George H. III. Geology and Survey teams. Graduate student in geology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
Eckel, William. Cave survey team. Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.
Eckel, Carol. Expedition Clerk. Glenn Mills, Pennsylvania.
Evans, James. Topographic survey team. Student at University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
Matthews, Lawrence D. Expedition photographer. National Cash Register Co., Dayton, Ohio.
Peck, Stewart. Biology team. Biology student, Davenport, Iowa.
Peters, William. Supply officer. Purchasing agent, Arlington, Virginia.
Plummer, William. Exploration team. Undergraduate physics major at John Hopkins University
Shillinglaw, Henry M. Cave survey team. Metallurgical engineer, ALCOA, Davenport, Iowa.
Shupe, Donald V. Expedition photographer. Zoology student, California University, Arcata, California.
Straffin, Dean. Topographic survey. Geology student, Davenport, Iowa.
Stellmack, John A. Cave survey team. Instructor in Petroleum Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
Tecklin, Gerald. Biology team. Biology student, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa.
Vinall, William. Exploration team. Geology student, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.
White, William B. Cave survey team and mineralogist. Graduate student in geochemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
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