Elk Mountain Campground Closed
The Elk Mountain Campground is closed and will remain closed through the summer of 2013 due to across the board budget cuts.
Wind Cave Room - Mammoths Backbone
Discovered by Jim Pisarowicz and Bob Kobza on October 22, 1986, this large trunk passage has a ridge of smooth redissolved breakdown down its center somewhat like a backbone.
Did You Know?
Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.