• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Chimera Room

Andy Flurkey looks at stalactites in the Chimera Room
Andy Flurkey looks at stalactites in the Chimera Room
NPS Photo
 
On July 1, 1972, John Scheltens, Don Coons, Lester Lewis, and Mark Stock found this large room which they named after the imaginary, mythical beast.

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.