Wind Cave Trip Reports
Photo by Art Palmer
Wind Cave is mostly explored by cavers who are members of various caving clubs or grottos affiliated with the National Speleological Society. Each off-trail trip into the cave chronicles the explorers discoveries in Wind Cave.
By selecting one of the years listed below, you can follow the exploration of Wind Cave as cavers discover more of the passageways hidden beneath the prairie world of Wind Cave National Park.
Did You Know?
Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...