Blind / Low Vision

Narrow concrete pathway meandering through cave passageway
Typical tour trail

NPS Photo

The visitor center and the cave are accessible to people who are blind or have low vision. However, cave trails are dimly lighted, often narrow, and may be wet and slippery in certain areas. There are numerous stairs along all of the tour routes. Persons with vision impairments should be cautious when entering the cave. Bringing an extra flashlight could assist visitors with vision impairments see steps and ceiling areas better. Special arrangements may be made in advance for a special tour for visitors with special concerns.

Tours of Wind Cave are offered all year, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days. Scheduled tours are available first-come, first-served. The most comprehensive offering of cave tours is available from early June to late August. Fees are charged for all scheduled tours.

Last updated: January 29, 2019

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26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747


(605) 745-4600

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