• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

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  • 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.

Animated Animal Silhouettes

Bison Running Animation
Bison Running Animated GIF
NPS Animation by Tom Brockman
 
Prairie Dog Running Animation
Prairie Dog Running Animation
NPS Animation by Tom Brockman
 
Pronghorn Running Animated GIF
Pronghorn Running Animated GIF
NPS Animation by Tom Brockman
 
Snake Animation
Snake Animated GIF
NPS Animation by Tom Brockman

Did You Know?

Littleleaf Pussytoes

Littleleaf pussytoes can vary in color by elevation. Generally at higher elevations the plant has deeply pink bracts. At lower elevations they are more commonly white. More...