• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room Names - Y

Room

Date

Named By

Explanation

Y.M.C.A. Hall

<1923

Located near the Candlelight Tour route, possibly at WE4?
YCC Passage

08/03/1988

Jim Nepstad, Jim Pisarowicz, Dennis Shreves Discovered by a YCC crew doing restoration work off of Whitney Avenue.
Yellow Brick Road

05/08/1982

Heather Pullen, Christen Lichtenfels, Adir ?, Wendy ? This yellowish, sandy passage was once hoped to go to the Blowhole.
Yellow Submarine

05/26/1991

Paul Burger, Stan Allison, Dina Venezky, Bob Younger
Yosmite Falls

04/19/1891

Alvin McDonald, Joseph Duhmiel, Oscar Huff, E.L. McDonald
Yukon Trail

12/02/1964

Dave Schnute, Herb Conn, Jan Conn Named because the passage was heading north towards Alaska. Resurveyed on 12/28/1971 by Chris Hill, Dave Springhetti,and Lee Tierney.

Did You Know?

Natural Entrance of Wind Cave

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.