Parks as Classrooms

Field Trips

Wind Cave National Park is open all year and teachers can bring students for regularly scheduled cave tours any time. Teachers may request a program that supports a particular classroom objective for their special visit to the cave. Suggested pre-visit lesson plans for learning about caves are available on the park's website. Reservations may be made by calling the park at 605-745-4600.

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Learn about the cave and its many feature

Learn about the cave and its many feature

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Field Trips

Learn about the amazing world of caves and explore the sunlit world of the prairie and forests of the park. The park's Environmental Education program which combines both a cave and a prairie experience is offered in late April and early May only. Reservations may be made by calling 605-745-4600. Wind Cave National Park offers educational cave tours throughout the year.

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Explore the two worlds of Wind Cave National Park with your students

Explore the two worlds of Wind Cave National Park with your students

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Curriculum Materials

Wind Cave National Park's classroom materials are a mix of Elementary and Middle School activities. Focusing on the conservation of the cave and water resources of the park, these activities can be used as both pre- and post-visit activities or stand-alone ones.

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Curriculum Materials

Water on cave popcorn

Water on cave popcorn

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747

Phone:

(605) 745-4600
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