Two rangers filming a video at a buffalo jump site on the Casey property
Rangers Ted Firkins and Amanda Hagerty brave a winter storm to film our Bison Jump video.

NPS Photo by Matthew Chuvarsky

Wind Cave National Park is a place of all seasons and for all interests. With a wide variety of animals, plants, landscapes, and geological features, it is the perfect place to find your park. It is not, however, possible for most people to experience everything the park has to offer. Rangers have created a variety of online videos to help you view seldom seen, difficult to access, and just plain fascinating features within Wind Cave National Park.


Wind Cave National Park Videos

A cliff of red rocks protrudes from the surrounding hills.

Bison Jump Archeology

Find out how the recently acquired Sanson Ranch property can teach us about the park's prehistory.

Men hauling cement into the cave.

Civilian Conservation Corps

The Civilian Conservation Corps was integral to the development of Wind Cave National Park.

Bison on the prairie

Lakota Emergence Story

Find out why Oniya Oshoka, also known as Wind Cave, is so significant to so many people.

A bull elk wandering through the prairie

Elk Management

Find out about management strategies for Wind Cave's resident elk herd.

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Explore the many ecosystems that Wind Cave National Park protects. There are many wildlife species within the ecosystems that all play a role.


Brief Videos

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A bee gathers pollen then flies away.

Last updated: June 24, 2020

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