Nearby Attractions

Needles Highway in Custer State Park
Needles Highway in Custer State Park

Wind Cave National Park is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Nearby are several national park and South Dakota state park units. The Black Hills National Forest covers much of the area.

Nearby National Park Service Sites

Jewel Cave National Monument
32 miles; 50 minutes

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
40 miles; 1 hour via U.S. 385 and Hwy. 244

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
136 miles; 2.5 hours

Devils Tower National Monument
130 miles; 2.5 hours

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
127 miles; 2 hours

Badlands National Park
128 miles; 2.25 hours to Ben Reifel Visitor Center and Park Headquarters

Other Attractions

Custer State Park
8.4 miles to park boundary, 13.3 miles to the Wildlife Loop Road, 25.7 miles

Mickelson Trail
8.1 miles to the nearest trailhead at Pringle, SD

Mammoth Site
15 miles; 23 minutes

Angostura State Recreation Area
23 miles; 34 minutes

Black Hills National Forest
The park is bounded to the west by the National Forest, 21 miles to the Headquarters

Local Partners & Information Resources

Hot Springs, SD

Custer, SD

Black Hills Parks and Forest Association

Last updated: April 10, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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