• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota


Information about Wind Cave National Park may be obtained through:

Recent News Releases issued by the park

Archived news releases.

News Releases 2002 through 2012 issued by the park.

The park's newspaper, Passages

The park's website is extensive and is a good source of information about the park.

Wind Cave's Park Biologist gives an interview to a television reporter.

NPS Photo

Several high-quality, media-ready images are available for download and use free of charge. See our Photo Gallery for these images.

Did You Know?

Natural Entrance of Wind Cave

Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.