Elk Mountain Campground Closed
The Elk Mountain Campground is closed and will remain closed through the summer of 2013 due to across the board budget cuts.
Bison Management 04
No additional testing for brucellosis was conducted on the herd until 1960 when 75% of 52 bison tested were found to be reactors or suspect. This lead to the initiation of the second brucellosis eradication and vaccination programs in 1964. Despite these efforts, the State of South Dakota placed the herd under quarantine in 1982.
Did You Know?
Alvin McDonald was the first systematic explorer of Wind Cave. He explored the cave from 1890 until his death in 1893. More...