Plan Your Visit

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Wind Cave National Park offers many activities for visitors of all ages including guided cave tours.

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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.

 
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Basic Information

Operating hours and seasons, fee information, directions, and more.

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Park Map

View a map of Wind Cave National Park.

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Tour Wind Cave

Find tour descriptions and times.

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Safety

Follow these safety tips during your visit to Wind Cave and recreate responsibly.

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Things to Do

Whether it's hiking, watching wildlife, or backcountry camping, Wind Cave has something for everyone.

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Accessibility

Learn about special accessibility cave tours and other accessible activities in the park.

Last updated: September 21, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747

Phone:

(605) 745-4600

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