Caves

A Hike with @GentleSasquatch

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone more passionate about Black Hills hiking than Seth Courtney. Seth, known to Instagram as @gentlesasquatch, is a photo-savv...

The Wonders of Spearfish Canyon

Hiking opportunities are plentiful throughout the Black Hills, but Spearfish Canyon has some of the absolute best trails in the area, as well as bubbling stream...

Jewel Cave National Monument

Located near Custer, South Dakota, Jewel Cave is recognized as the second longest recorded cave system in the nation - 181 miles - behind only the appropriately...

Black Hills and Badlands Geology

The unique and varied landscapes of the Black Hills and Badlands region are a geology student’s dream. The following is a general overview of the four geologic ...

Caving in the Black Hills

Deep under the ponderosa pine forests and sprawling prairies of the Black Hills, there is an underground world of tunnels filled with unique geological formatio...

The Caving, Climbing Couple

The one thing Jan & Herb Conn loved more than adventures was each other. The husband and wife team were prolific cavers and rock climbers, having discovered...
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Wind Cave National Park

President Theodore Roosevelt approved the establishment of Wind Cave National Park on January 9, 1903. The park was the first area set aside to preserve and pro...