Alerts & Conditions
Cave Tours Not Available During Elevator Assessment ProcessElevator technicians will be assessing the elevators starting Monday, February 27 - March 3 and again from March 13 - 17. Cave tours will not be available during this process. Call the visitor center at 605-673-8300 (option #1) for updated information.
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.
Cave Tour Schedules are Subject to Change in mid to late March.The visitor center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tour schedules are subject to change with short notice or little warning from mid to late March. Please call the visitor center staff at (605) 673-8300 (select option 1) for daily updates.