Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Items Worn in Other Caves outside of the Black Hills are Not Allowed.A disease known as White-Nose Syndrome (WNS) is killing bat populations across the U.S. To prevent the spread of WNS - do not wear shoes, clothing, or bring any gear into Jewel Cave that have been in other caves or mines.
In October, cave tours are limited.Plan to arrive in the morning to better your chances of a tour. Wait times between available tours can be 2 to 3 hours. There is no food service here. Same day tour tickets are sold first come first served each day. The last cave tour is at 3:35 p.m.