CCC - Then and Now
Legacy of the CCC
The National Park Service was one of the largest participants in CCC projects. It was said that without the Corps help, it would have taken fifty years to accomplish what these men did in nine. The young men of Camp Wind Cave transformed a struggling park into the one you enjoy today.
Did You Know?
Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.