"Almost a Boutique of a National Park" Wind Cave National Park by mrclay2000
Wind Cave National Park Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 73 photos
In my drive through this tiny national park on the way to Mt Rushmore, I saw that the drive required seventeen minutes from the entrance to the exit. In between there were dozens of buffalo, a few pronghorn antelope, one or two coyotes and a prairie dog community to rival that outside Devils Tower.
I understand that there are caverns here (hence the name of the park) but caves generally do not provide to the naked eye those colors often witnessed in pamphlets and brochures. If you like boutique size things, step outside your vehicle for a few minutes and listen to the prairie dogs bark at your intrusion, and watch for buffaloes moving through the area.
- Pros:Small enough to enjoy in a handful of minutes
- Cons:Small enough to enjoy in a handful of minutes
- In a nutshell:Small enough to enjoy in a handful of minutes
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