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Wind Cave National Park

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Address: 26611 US Hwy 385, Wind Cave National Park, SD 57747-6027
Phone Number: (605) 745-4600
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Description: One of the world's most extensive cave complexes.

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wind cave will blow you away.....

Just driving to the park is great.....beautiful, leaceful, and with wild life around. At the cave visitor center, greeted by a friendly ranger and any questions answered. Plenty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Gillette, Wyoming, United States
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Gillette, Wyoming, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Just driving to the park is great.....beautiful, leaceful, and with wild life around. At the cave visitor center, greeted by a friendly ranger and any questions answered. Plenty to read and look at that tells of the cave and local area. Had a great time with ranger Sam as he lead the tour thru the mine....AWESOME.....the formations are amazing.....call ahead... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Don't miss this cave tour! The formations you see are awesome! It's a great tour! Do not miss it! As well so much wildlife in and around the whole park!

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Leadville, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My sister and I went on one of the cave tours and loved it. The rock formations and the history of the caves is very interesting and cool. Our tour guide was also great.

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North Liberty, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

First off....we went in March. more than half the area/attractions are closed in the Rapid city/rushmore area unfortunately. However, the wind cave was open--but the tours were limited. We stayed in Hill City---it still takes forever to get there. I am sure others have probably mentioned this, but the roads are super windy and take f.o.r.e.v.e.r. i swear it does... More 

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Shelton, Nebraska, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We had a great drive through the area. We didn't have time to stop at the cave, but saw buffalo and other wildlife out and about. Glad that we drove this way to get to Crazy Horse.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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202 reviews 202 reviews
66 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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166 reviews 166 reviews
38 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
54 helpful votes 54 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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