Adventures in Nature

Ranger and young boy looking at a feature in the cave.
Ranger assisting children during an Adventure in Nature program.

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All families are welcome to attend, however, this program is geared for children ages 4 to 10.

Reservations are REQUIRED this year to ensure smaller group sizes. Rangers are working to keep the program covid conscious.

Programs Start January 12, 2021

For more information on programs or road conditions on the day of programs, call 605-745-4600.

This year's topic is: Adaptations

This year each session will be one hour. We are requiring reservations to keep our groups smaller but will add more times as necessary. To reserve your spot and get location information, please call, 605-745-4600.

January 12, 2021 - Supply Pick-Up
January 26, 2021 - Outdoor (reservation required)
February 9, 2021 - Virtual
February 23, 2021 - Virtual
March 9, 2021 - Outdoor (reservation required)
March 23, 2021 - Virtual
April 6, 2021 - Outdoor (reservation required)
April 20, 2021 - Rainout session (in the event of a session being cancelled)
Ranger assisting child with compass demonstration
A ranger with a young visitor looking at a compass.

NPS Photo

Rangers are working on creative ideas to make sure that we are engaging your children while being covid conscious and keeping everyone safe.

For more information and to reserve your spot please reach out to

Last updated: December 6, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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