The cave's visitor center is open daily except holidays. An admission fee is required to tour the cave. A list of tour options can be viewed at www.nps.gov/wica.
This Limestone Cave in the scenic Black Hills of South Dakota is the 5th largest in the world and is decorated by beautiful rare box work formation and calcite crystal formations. The park's mixed grass prairie displays an impressive array of wildlife including bison.
Garden of Eden(Tour Times 9:30am,11:30,1:30pm,3:30 - Sept. 24 - Dec. 31)-1/4 mile of trail, 150 stairs, approx 1 hr in length. Natural Entrance (Tours every hour 10:30am-4:30pm - April 30 - Sept 23rd)-1/2 mile of trail, 300 stairs, approx 1-1/4 hr in length. Both tours are moderately strenuous, light jacket or sweater recommended and shoes are required.