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Take a Captivating Virtual Tour of Wind Cave National Park

  • Take a Captivating Virtual Tour of Wind Cave National Park
Thursday, April 23, 2020
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Named for the barometric winds at its entrance, Wind Cave is a maze of passages adorned with boxwork, a unique formation rarely found elsewhere. Above ground, Wind Cave National Park offers incredible hiking opportunities with over 30 miles of trails, fantastic wildlife viewing with bison, prairie dogs, pronghorns and more, as well as sweeping views of the rolling landscape.  

Now you can experience this breathtaking park virtually! Explore the depths of the cave and inspect the unique formations, tour along Elk Mountain Trail and Rankin Ridge Trail and stand in the prescence of a historic fire lookout tower all from home. 

Just click "explore" and start your virtual adventure. 

Inside the Cave



Go underground and explore the unique boxwork formations of this 150-mile-long cave.

Elk Mountain Trail



Rankin Ridge Trail



Rankin Ridge Lookout Tower


At the end of the trail, hikers can climb the retired fire lookout tower and see over the entire park. 

No matter the adventure, be sure to take a moment to admire the surrounding wildlife and the sweeping beauty of the Black Hills National Forest. With other notable stops such as Custer State Park, Black Elk Peak and Mount Rushmore nearby, your Black Hills adventure continues!

To discover more parks and monuments in the Black Hills and Badlands, visit the Parks & Monuments page.

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