Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument

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Park Prescription Program Encourages People to Get Outdoors

March 21, 2013, 8:37 am
By Heather Crowley Spending all day staring at a screen is a reality that most individuals face working in the modern world. Our digital devices all fight for our attention with their beeping and blinking at all hours. Computers, televisions, tablets and cell phones are commonplace essentials. This increased amount ...

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Oh, Ranger! Guide to the Black Hills, Badlands & Mount Rushmore

September 2, 2011, 9:12 am
Our little, green Oh, Ranger! guide to the Black Hills, Badlands & Mount Rushmore highlights many of the stunning sites and adventures that await in Western South Dakota. The region is home to one of most famous monuments in the country. Mount Rushmore depicts four prominent Presidents in America’s history. ...

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Weekend Getaway: Jewel Cave National Monument

December 20, 2009, 6:08 pm
A hidden gem in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Jewel Cave is a majestic landscape of crystal-covered rooms and flowing, translucent formations buried deep beneath limestone ridges and a ponderosa pine forest. Jewel Cave National Monument waits for travelers 13 miles west of Custer, S.D., and 24 miles east ...

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Caves offer variety of challenge

June 2, 2008, 12:41 pm
Caver Mike Wiles has helped document the far reaches of this cave that's a favorite Black Hills tourist attraction, but tours are available here year-round and elsewhere for the more casual explorer. Wiles and other volunteers mapped Jewel Cave's passageways past 142 miles, making it the second-longest cave in the ...

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