There are no fees to drive through or hike in the park. Enjoy!
Cave Tour Fees
Tickets for most cave tours are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are accepted for schools or large groups, the Historic Candlelight Tour (strongly recommended), and the Wild Cave Tour (required). Groups need to make arrangements several weeks in advance. Call 605-745-4600 for group information or reservations.
*Price applies only to cardholders.
**Minimum age for Candlelight Tour is 8 years old. Tickets for children 8-16 cost $6.
Accessibility Tours - $5.00 for adults 17 and older, $2.50 for children 6-16, children 5 and under are free, $2.50 for holders of the Golden Age (Senior)/Access Passports. Sign-language capable rangers are available for the hearing impaired.
Camp where the prairie meets the forest at the Elk Mountain Campground. The fee is $18.00 per site per night regularly, and $9.00 per site per night when the water is turned off (generally October through March). Visitors holding a Senior or Access Pass, or a Golden Age or Golden Access Pass pay half price a night per site.