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Jewel Cave National Monument, SD

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Visitor Center Entrance
Visitor Center Entrance

Visitor Center Entrance

NPS Photo dated 8/24/2010

Target Room Platform
Target Room Platform

Target Room Platform of Jewel Cave

Eric Dodd, 2/24/2009

Walkway Leaving Torture Room
Walkway Leaving Torture Room

Walkway Leaving Torture Room

Eric Dodd dated 2/24/2009

Interactive Cave Exhibit
Interactive Cave Exhibit

Jewel Cave interactive cave exhibits

NPS Photo 2013

Park Ranger at Historic Cabin
Park Ranger at Historic Cabin

Park Ranger in front of Historic Log Cabin

Jack Howell, 5/30/2002

Historic Entrance and Trail
Historic Entrance and Trail

Historic Entrance of Jewel Cave and trailhead of Canyons Trail

John and Karen Brooks dated 11/11/2010

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Jewel Cave National Monument

Immerse yourself within the third longest cave in the world. With over 173 miles of mapped and surveyed passages, this underground wilderness appeals to human curiosity. Its splendor is revealed through...[more]

Address

11149 U.S. Highway 16
Building B12
Custer, SD 57730
Phone:(605) 673 8300
Email:jeca_interpretation@nps.gov

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Directions

Plane

The nearest major airport is 54 miles away in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Car

The main Visitor Center and cave entrance are 13 miles west of Custer, South Dakota on U.S. Highway 16, and about 24 miles east of Newcastle, Wyoming on U.S. Highway 16, and 53 miles from Rapid City, South Dakota via U.S. Highway 16 West and 385.
 

 

Activities
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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