Natural Features & Ecosystems

Stalactites and flowstone in a cave passage in Wind Cave National Park.

Cave and Karst Systems

Learn more about some of the area cave systems.

Ponderosa pine trees near Mount Rushmore.


Explore the features of the forests of the Black Hills.

Icicles hang from a large boulder at Mount Rushmore National Memorial


Find out what it is and how important it is.

Granite outcrops surrounded by ponderosa pine forest near Mount Rushmore.


Explore the relationship between rocks, soil and life in the Black Hills.

Last updated: August 25, 2016

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Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751


(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered 7 days a week. Hours are 8:00 - 5:00 October through May, 8:00 - 10:00 June through mid-August and 8:00 - 9:00 mid-August through September. All times are Mountain Time.

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