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. This free program provides a safe and comfortable place for children to experience nature and play in an active learning environment. Children will be grouped by age and explore activities according to their age. Materials for younger children to explore with an adult will also be available during this time.

Programs Start January 15, 2019

For more information on programs or road conditions on the day of programs, call 605-745-1134.

This year's theme is: Everything is Connected: Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ

February 12, 2019 - Habitats
February 26, 2019 - Natural Rhythms
March 12, 2019 - Cave Week!
March 26, 2019 - Prairie Community
April 9, 2019 - Nature Detectives

Ranger assisting child with compass demonstration
Ranger Charlie Baker and young visitor.

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Starting January 15th, programs will be held every other Tuesday through April 9th. The programs are two hours from 10:00 am to Noon. Come prepared for hands - on activities, crafts, stories and an outdoor adventure.

Last updated: February 2, 2019

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Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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