Caves & Cave Tours | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota
  • Caves & Cave Tours

    Explore the mysterious depths of the underground.

Explore the mysterious depths of the underground world in many of the caves that are home to the Black Hills.  The Black Hills is also home of two caves that happen to be National Parks.

Black Hills Caverns

(605) 343-0542
2600 Cavern Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702

Hills' greatest crystal cave with the best variety of formations. Logomites, frost crystal, stalactites, stalagmites, helectites, and colorful calcite crystals. Adventure tours. Unique gift & rock shops and free geological museum.


Wind Cave National Park

(605) 745-4600
26611 US Hwy 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747

The sixth longest cave in the world! 140 miles of passageways with boxwork, frostwork & popcorn crystals. Guide fee for ranger-led tours. Above ground. 28,000 acre wildlife park. Visitor center & park open year round.


Jewel Cave National Monument

(605) 673-2288
11149 US Hwy 16, Bldg. B12
Custer, SD 57730

Explore and discover the third longest cave in the world with an amazing underground wilderness showcasing an array of cave formations. Elevators take visitors 234 feet beneath the surface. Scenic Tours & Discovery Tours year-round.


Beautiful Wonderland Cave

(605) 578-1728
Vanocker Canyon
Sturgis, SD 57785

Tours leaving every 15 min. You'll be guided at an easy pace along the tour's cool, well-lit passages. Largest variety of formations found in the Midwest. View the famous 40ft icicle fence. Gift shop, lunchette, picnic area. AAA recommended. Open May 1 - Oct. 31.


Rushmore Cave

(605) 255-4384
13622 SD Hwy 40 - 5 miles E of Keystone on Hwy 40
Keystone, SD 57751

The closest cave to Mount Rushmore. Journey on our scenic cave tour & experience the stalactite filled "Big Room." We're celebrating our 90th Anniversary in 2017 ~ Come join us!

Continue the fun at Rush Mountain Adventure Park. Go flying on the Soaring Eagle Zipline or shoot it out at the Gunslinger 7D Interactive Theater. Open Daily May-Oct.