Centennial Celebration at Jewel Cave

Jewel Cave National Monument's Schedule of Events for August 22 - 27, 2016

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    2016 Fee Free Days

    • Location: Jewel Cave
    Friday, November 11, 2016

    The National Park Service will offer fee free days in 2016.

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2016 Special Events / April - October

Jewel Cave National Monument announces special events for April through October 2016 in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.


2016 Fee Free Days

The National Park Service will offer free entrance days in 2016.

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 a few of these special fee-free days in 2016. 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-serve basis; no reservations will be taken for cave tours on these dates.

January 18 / Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jewel Cave is closed on this Federal holiday.

April 16-24 / National Park Week

August 25-28 / National Park Service Birthday Weekend

September 24 / National Public Lands Day

November 11 / Veterans Day

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.

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11149 U.S. Hwy. 16
Building B12

Custer, SD 57730


(605) 673-8300
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