Wind Cave National Park Travel Guide
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If you don't get out of your car at Wind Cave, you haven't scratched the surface—literally. The park has more than 132 mi of underground passageways. Curious cave formations include 95% of the world's mineral boxwork, and gypsum beard so sensitive it reacts to the heat of a lamp. This underground wilderness is part of a giant limestome labyrinth beneath the Black Hills. Wind Cave ranks as fourth-longest cave in the world, but experts believe 95% of it has yet to be mapped.
While Wind Cave claims a singular campground, you'll have to look outside park boundaries if you want to bed down in something more substantial than a tent...read more
If you're determined to dine in Wind Cave National Park, be sure to pack your own meal, because the only dining venues inside park boundaries are the two...read more
Things To Do in Wind Cave National Park
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Underground exploring: Wind Cave offers visitors the chance to get their hands and feet dirty on a four-hour guided tour through one of American's... Read more
About three-quarters of the park is grasslands. The rest is forested, mostly by the ponderosa pine. Poison ivy and poison oak are common in wetter... Read more
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