There are no lodging, gasoline, grocery, or restaurant services available in the park. These services are available in the nearby towns of Hot Springs (15 minutes south) and Custer (25 minutes north). The Chamber of Commerce in either Hot Springs or Custer (listed below) can help you find lodging in the area.
Custer State Park, bordering Wind Cave National Park to the north, has campgrounds, restaurants, motels, and some grocery services. Information about Custer State Park is available by calling 605-255-4515. Camping reservations for Custer State Park may be made by calling 800-710-2267. For information about state park lodging, please call 888-875-0001.
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.