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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Gypsy Road

Gypsy Road
Gypsy Road
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Discovered by Jim Nepstad, Bob Kobza, and Stan Allison on November 16, 1991. Gypsy Road is a large, but windy passage, with unbelievable amounts of gypsum crusts, flowers, and crystals everywhere. Also named because Bob is Bohemian (Gypsy).

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.