• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Windy City Lake

Stan Allison gets an inflatable boat ready to cross Windy City Lake
Stan Allison gets an inflatable boat ready to cross Windy City Lake.
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Originally discovered by Chris Hill on August 1, 1970, and named after the Windy City Grotto. Windy City Lake is the largest body of water yet discovered in Wind Cave. In 1999, the water table in this area rose to the point that this lake merged with Calcite Lake.

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