Plan Your Visit

A ranger-led tour with a family.  They are all holding candle buckets.

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Exploring the timeless depths of the cave…watching the wind carve through the prairie grass…seeing a newborn bison take its first wobbly steps: Wind Cave National Park offers something for everyone. Plan ahead to get the most out of your visit.

Get the basics on hours, fees, and more.
Information on how to get here and how to get around in the park.
Learn about cave tours, hiking trails, activities for kids, and more.
What you need to know to stay safe around wildlife and in the cave.
Portions of the cave are accessible by wheelchair. Learn more about arranging an accessible tour.
Download and view the park map and newspaper.

Last updated: December 11, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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