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.
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NPS Photo Archive
After removal of the corrals in 1949/50, an agreement with the State of South Dakota was made which allowed the Wind Cave bison to be baited into Custer State Park (CSP) where the animals were slaughtered and processed. 80% of the meat was given to the State as payment for processing, and 20% was given to various Native American Tribes.
Did You Know?
The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...