Winter/Spring Events at Jewel Cave
Jewel Cave National Monument's Schedule of Events for December 2016 - March 2017

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  • Jewel Cave National Monument

    Custer County Library Program

    • Location: Custer County Library - Custer, South Dakota
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, December 9, 2016

    Join a Park Ranger at a local library to learn about cave exploration. Programs meet monthly and topics change each month.

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  • Jewel Cave National Monument

    Geology Rocks

    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Join a Park Ranger for a special Geology Talk for International Mountain Day!

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  • Jewel Cave National Monument

    Weston County Library Program

    • Location: Weston County Library - Newcastle, Wyoming
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    Every 3rd Tuesday of every month. from 12/20/2016 to 04/18/2017

    Join a Park Ranger at a local library to hear an exciting program. Topics vary each month.

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  • Jewel Cave National Monument

    Last Day Hike

    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 31, 2016

    Hike with a Park Ranger on the last day of the Centennial!

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2017 Fee Free Days

The National Park Service will offer free entrance days in 2017.

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 10 special fee-free days in 2017. At Jewel Cave, all regularly scheduled Discovery Talks and Scenic Tours (and Historic Lantern Tours on August 25) 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 16 / Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 20 / Presidents' Day

April 15-16 and April 22-23 / National Park Weekends

August 25 / National Park Service Birthday

September 30 / National Public Lands Day

November 11-12 / Veterans Day Weekend

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

11149 U.S. Hwy. 16
Building B12

Custer, SD 57730


(605) 673-8300
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