Wind Cave Room - Bishop Fowler Loop

Phil Dodge looks Mary McDonald (early cave explorer) signiture along the Bishop Fowler Loop

NPS Photo by Bill Holmes

The name "Bishop Fowler" is written into the soft limestone above the passage that goes into this route through the cave. Bishop Fowler was a prominent figure in the Methodist Church. He helped establish the Black Hills College in Hot Springs. This route through the cave is attributed to Alvin McDonald in 1891.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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