• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Cathedral

NPS Photo

On the 4th of July in 1891, Alvin McDonald, M.E. and Willie Crookam, and George Lee discovered this area of Wind Cave. This large room, with abundant boxwork, has been said to look like a "cathedral" or a "church". It is the southern half of what used to be known as Capitol Hall.

Did You Know?

American bison on the Wind Cave National Park prairie

The American bison is the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Male bison can weigh a ton and can run 35 miles per hour. Do not approach bison. They weigh more and can outrun you. More...