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Wind Cave Room - Evans Plunge

Karen Rosga sits by the shore of Evans Plunge
Karen Rosga sits by the shore of Evans Plunge
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 

Discovered by Jim Pisarowicz and Bob Kobza on October 22, 1986, Evans Plunge is a small lake just beyond Lake Land and named after the explorers favorite haunt after a long caving trip (especially the hot tubs). Evans Plunge resort was giving the explorers free admittance at the time and an article was put in the local newspaper about the discovery

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.