Elk Mountain Campground Closed
The Elk Mountain Campground is closed and will remain closed through the summer of 2013 due to across the board budget cuts.
Wind Cave National Park is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Nearby are several national park and South Dakota state park units. The Black Hills National Forest covers much of the area.
Nearby National Park Service Sites
Jewel Cave National Monument
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Devils Tower National Monument
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Badlands National Park
Custer State Park
Angostura State Recreation Area
Black Hills National Forest
Did You Know?
Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.