Multimedia Presentations

A park ranger being filmed by a videographer, with pine trees in the background.
A park ranger prepares to be filmed in Lithograph Canyon for a video podcast.

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As visitors use online services in order to learn about parks, Jewel Cave National Monument offers an assortment of video podcasts for additional education and awareness. The topics within each production complement typical visitor questions and will hopefully provide meaningful online connections with the surface and subsurface resources.

Whether you are planning for a future visit or a student researching the National Park Service, we hope the productions will answer many of your questions ... and possibly provoke you into wanting to learn more.
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23 minutes, 43 seconds

As the official park film for Jewel Cave National Monument, this production showcases the beauty and mysteries of one of the longest caves in the world. Follow volunteer cave explorers into one of the last frontiers and witness some dramatic underground scenery. Learn about available tour options, recent bat research, and airflow studies; listen to the stories of past cavers. This movie shares the natural and cultural history of the "jewel" of the National Park Service.


Last updated: August 16, 2020

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