• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Angel Wings

Angel Wings
Dave Springhetti looks at the Angel Wings
NPS Photo
 

Discovered March 28, 1981 by Ken Allgier, John Scheltens, Dave Springhetti, and Mike Wiles. So named because of the "angel wings" seen on many stalactites in this large flowstone area.

Did You Know?

A picture of Alvin McDonald in his caving hat.

Alvin McDonald was the first systematic explorer of Wind Cave. He explored the cave from 1890 until his death in 1893. More...