Wind Cave National Park

Visit Hot Springs

Many people and animals have enjoyed the warm, therapeutic waters of the Minnekahta valley over the centuries. Recreational and health factors brought humans he...

About Hot Springs

Many people and animals have enjoyed the warm, therapeutic waters of the Minnekahta valley over the centuries. Recreational and health factors brought humans he...

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...
Stargazing

Wish Upon a Shooting Star

With the lack of light pollution, western South Dakota has a large number of fantastic stargazing spots. Drive five minutes outside of any of the Black Hill’s s...
Caves

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...
Mammoth Site

Two Days in South Dakota: Fossil Frenzy

Millions of years ago, dinosaurs roamed South Dakota. Today, the only dinosaurs that remain are fossils and replicas, but the Black Hills have become a mecca fo...
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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...