• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

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  • Trail Closure Information

    The Highland Creek Trail is closed. Backcountry Zones 1 and 2 are closed to all off-trail travel and use. The Sanctuary and Centennial Trails remain open to through traffic.

  • Temporary Road Closure Information

    Oct. 18 & 19: NPS 5 and 6 are closed for the entire weekend. Monday, Oct. 20, through Wednesday, Oct. 22, NPS 5 will be closed from Highway 87 to NPS 6. Highway 87 will be closed from Road 342 (Beaver Creek Road) north to the park boundary.

Abstract - Report on Locations and Quantitative Water Measurements of Surface Water Resources within Wind Cave National Park: Fall 1987 to Winter 1988

Schroeder, W. 1989. Report on Locations and Quantitative Water Measurements of Surface Water Resources within Wind Cave National Park: Fall 1987 to Winter 1988. 15 p.

Abstract

A water quantity study of Wind Cave National Park was begun on May 12, 1987. The first summer's field data was tabulated in a report dated September 25, 1987. The text of that report dealt mainly with locations, field investigative techmiqies and methods of making water measurements. The present report will add to the previous field data, attempt to explain the readings obtained and make some suggestions based on those measurements as well as other observations.

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