Wind Cave Room - Selenite Avenue
Discovered by John Scheltens and Mike Francik in 1972 and named for the large number of gypsum needles (selenite) in this area.
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.