Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park
Location: Hot Springs, South Dakota
Length of visit: half day
Major draws: Wildlife, cave tours, scenic views
Strenuosity: 0 to 2 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free to enter, but cave tours require fee
Additional considerations: Bison on road can cause you to be late for your cave tour
Description: Not all that’s happening at this park is underground. There are herds of bison, elk, and pronghorns, as well as prairie dogs, turkeys, coyotes, deer, and other animals scattered throughout the ponderosa pine forests and prairies.