Doing Business With The Park

Below is information about Special Use Permits, insurance requirements, and a description about what activities require a permit. For more information please call the park at 605-745-4600 or write to:

Special Use Coordinator
Wind Cave National Park
26611 US Hwy 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747

Click here to see a list of activities that require a permit.

For information about Special Use Permits for Photography or Filming, please e-mail us.


General Information about Filming and Photography
General Information about Special Use Permits (.docx)
Commercial Use Authorization Application

*NOTE: Costs incurred by the park as a result of accepting and processing the application and managing and monitoring the permitted activity will be reimbursed by the permittee. Administrative costs and estimated costs for activities on site must be paid when the permit is approved. If any additional costs are incurred by the park, the permittee will be billed at the conclusion of the permit. Should the estimated costs paid exceed the actual costs incurred; the difference will be returned to the permittee.


Last updated: June 14, 2019

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Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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