• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Mammoths Backbone

Mammoths Backbone
Mammoths Backbone
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

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?

Sign used at Wind Cave in 1903 when the cave became a national park.

Wind Cave is the first cave in the world to be designated as a national park. That occurred on January 9, 1903.