Trail Closure Information
The Highland Creek Trail is closed. Backcountry Zones 1 and 2 are closed to all off-trail travel and use. The Sanctuary and Centennial Trails remain open to through traffic.
Temporary Road Closure Information
Oct. 18 & 19: NPS 5 and 6 are closed for the entire weekend. Monday, Oct. 20, through Wednesday, Oct. 22, NPS 5 will be closed from Highway 87 to NPS 6. Highway 87 will be closed from Road 342 (Beaver Creek Road) north to the park boundary.
Campground Closed this Spring for Waterline Construction
Contact: Tom Farrell, 605-745-1130
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. – The Elk Mountain Campground at Wind Cave National Park is closed this spring for the installation of a new waterline. The construction project began last fall and will be completed by Memorial Day Weekend.
Did You Know?
White Penstemon is the most widespread penstemon or beardtongue in the Great Plains. The insides of the blossoms are bearded and often spotted with purple. More...