Wind Cave Room - Christmas Tree Park
On December 7, 1964, Dave Schnute, and Herb and Jan Conn first ventured in this area of Wind Cave. Named for its abundance of aragonite frostwork which resembles "Christmas trees". Dave got the idea from a Yellowstone National Park place name. Resurveyed by Nelson Kuniansky, Steve Nordstrom, John Scharres on August 18, 1971.
Did You Know?
Alvin McDonald was the first systematic explorer of Wind Cave. He explored the cave from 1890 until his death in 1893. More...