Fire Restrictions Put in Place at Wind Cave National Park
Contact: Tom Farrell, 605-745-1130
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. - For the second time this year, Wind Cave National Park has implemented fire restrictions due to extreme fire conditions in the park. To ensure public safety and to provide the highest degree of protection to park resources, the National Park Service is implementing the following restrictions:
These restrictions will be effective until the threat of wildland fire decreases significantly.
There are no fire-related roads or trail closures in effect at this time, and Wind Cave National Park remains open.
For more information, please call the park at 605/745-4600.
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