Wind Cave Room - Elks Room
A projection coming up from the floor of this room resembles an elk's head. A slab of rock that was 3 1/2 feet high, 4" thick, and 2 feet wide was struck with the palm of the hand in on early tours. This was known as the "Elks Empty Barrel". Room also known as "Elks Hall."
Did You Know?
Wind Cave is the first cave in the world to be designated as a national park. That occurred on January 9, 1903.