• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Snowdrift Avenue

Snowdrift Avenue
Snowdrift Avenue
NPS Photo by D.A. Buehler
Named by Alan Howard in 1962 for the large quantities of aragonite frostwork found along the walls of this 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.