Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota hiking trails
Most people coming to Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota are looking to explore what’s below the ground. That’s perfectly okay and an incredible amount of fun. But visitors who do not take a little time to explore the above ground are doing themselves a huge disservice. Wind Cave National Park has more than 30 miles of hiking trails that weave through mixed-grass prairie and ponderosa pine forests. Hikers can expect to see bison, elk, prairie dogs and if you’re lucky perhaps an elusive and endangered black-footed ferret. Below are some easier and tougher day hikes in Wind Cave. Click the link for a full trail guide including flora and fauna hikers may find along the way.
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Longer day hikes in Wind Cave National Park.