Man Convicted of Shooting Wildlife
Chief Ranger Rick Mossman reminds all park visitors that the possession of a firearm or the destruction or removal of natural features from national parks are prohibited by law and subject to fines and or jail. Anyone who has information regarding poaching or other illegal activities occurring within Wind Cave National Park are strongly encouraged to contact the park at 745-4600.
Did You Know?
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.