Learn About the Park

A single pine tree stands alongside a gravel road with sunset in the background
A single ponderosa stands alongside NPS 5 with the sun setting in the background.

NPS Photo / Lauren Reid

Wind Cave National Park is one of the oldest parks, established in 1903. The park has a rich history spanning countless ages. From research and wildlife reintroduction to ancient geology, Wind Cave has something for everyone. Follow the links below to learn more about the park's geology or natural and cultural history, find family friendly activities, or read about the latest news.

Last updated: September 13, 2020

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Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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