Jewel Cave
National Monument South Dakota


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2019 Fee Free Days

The National Park Service will offer free entrance days in 2019.

In an effort to encourage public awareness of our nation’s rich natural and cultural history, these special dates are an entrance fee free day for many sites within the National Park Service. Jewel Cave National Monument is extending an invitation to the general public to experience guided cave tours free of charge on special fee-free days in 2019. At Jewel Cave, all regularly scheduled Discovery Talks and Scenic Tours will be offered free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis; no reservations will be taken for cave tours on these dates.

January 21 / Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / Jewel Cave is closed for the holiday.

April 20 / First Day of National Park Week

August 25 / National Park Service Anniversary

September 28 / National Public Lands Day

November 11 / Veterans Day / The Visitor Center is open; however, cave tours are not available due to a planned construction project within the cave.

NOTE: Fees that are waived on these special dates include entrance fees,commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as guided cave tours, camping, boat tours, concession activities, and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

Last updated: April 12, 2019

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11149 U.S. Hwy. 16
Building B12

Custer, SD 57730


(605) 673-8300

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