• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room Names

The names of rooms and places in Wind Cave were given by the cave explorers who discovered these places. Often the names are descriptive, refer to people involved with Wind Cave, or tell a story about what was happening when that place was discovered. Click on a letter below for a list of room names and information about each room. Some of the room name links also have pictures or references other historic information.
 

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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.