• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Root Cellar

Root Cellar
Root Cellar
NPS Photo
 
Discovered by Jim Nepstad, Bob Kobza, and Stan Allison on January 1, 1991. Only 18-feet below the surface, tree roots are seen in this small room.

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.