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Wind Cave National Park

Address: 26611 US Hwy 385, Wind Cave National Park, SD 57747-6027
Phone Number: (605) 745-4600
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
Owner description: One of the world's most extensive cave complexes.
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Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
Owner description: One of the world's most extensive cave complexes.
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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180 reviews 180 reviews
58 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were here on President's Day, so it was a nice surprise that it was free. Our tour had about 45 people in it, so it was difficult to get good interpretation in it since we were strung out in the narrow cave route. The ranger, when he could talk to us, was excellent. Would love to come back and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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108 reviews 108 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Great historical place to visit the underground amazing formation of the caves. Informational guide. A lot of ducking if your tall, not for the claustrophobic. Nice museum area in the main building.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Lovely drive through the park. Roaming buffalo and elk can be seen from the highway. The occasional badger and coyote can be seen in the prairie dog towns. This is a wonderful, scenic drive any time of the year. We visit often and see something new every time. The drive on the gravel from the Centennial trail road into Custer... More 

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Wauconda, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

After traveling from the Badlands and trying to see everything in Custer State Park and Wind Cave, a whole day in a motorhome made for tired and restless people. The little ones (ages 2,4,9) only wanted to get to the next KOA so they could swim or play on the playground, but the adults wanted the whole tour thing. We... More 

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Chicago, IL
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97 reviews 97 reviews
22 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

So glad we made a point to visit Wind Cave National Park during our road trip to South Dakota. We opted for the Garden of Even cave tour figuring that would best for our five year old, and that was a good choice. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we were able to see a few types of rock formations... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

When you have to pull the car over to allow the roaming bison to cross the road - breathless. I believe it happens more-so in the morning - timing is everything

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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Another execeptional National Park. The wide open plains contrast with the massive caves system underneath your feet. Our first real sighting of bison, Proghorn and Prairie dogs plus a host of other birds and insects. It was a delight to see the swaying prairie grasses, forested hillsides and one of its few remaining intact prairies. Then to delve into the... More 

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Miller
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

What a great place to visit! The grounds of the park are very scenic and beautiful, with breath taking views. They also have buffalo that ram the park. The cave had very interesting features. Wind cave is the only cave with "box work". The ranger was very knowledgeable and fun. Take your own flashlight, so you can look into the... More 

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Marietta, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

When you come upon this area, the above ground looks like a lot of grassy fields, but you'll be surprised by the beauty under the ground. The hike isn't as strenuous as the nearby Jewel Cave and you get to see many features. Would recommend!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place is simply awesome! Top know that it is one of the world's largest/longest caves is quite neat. The tour guides were very informative and well-versed for the tours. We went through all of the daily tours, a couple twice. Very interesting place. We were personally invited back for a very small, more in depth tour [this winter] that... More 

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