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Wind Cave National Park

Cave Tours, Hikes, And Bird Walks Highlight Wind Cave’s Summer Ranger Programs

Rangers at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota will be offering a variety of interpretive programs this summer. Thirty tours will be offered through the world’s sixth-longest cave each day beginning at 8:40 a.m., with the last tour entering the cave at 6 p.m. In addition, there will be tours of the Sanson Buffalo Jump and bird walks.

Nine Black-Footed Ferrets Released At Wind Cave National Park

Nine black-footed ferrets have new homes after being released at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. These ferrets, raised at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center in northern Colorado, will augment the park’s estimated ferret population of 25 to 30 animals.

Elevator Problems Affect Cave Tours At Wind Cave National Park In South Dakota

Limited cave tours are being offered at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota due to elevator problems. All tours are now entering and exiting the cave via the Walk-in Entrance and proceed only as far as the Post Office Room. Visitors will need to descend and climb up 155 stairs, which is equivalent to climbing a 15-story building.

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