Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument

Overview / Map of Jewel Cave

In A Nutshell

Operating Hours & Seasons The Jewel Cave National Monument Visitor Center is open daily. The Visitor Center hours are currently 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. The Monument's Visitor Center, cave tours, and park trails are CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1st. All cave programs are ranger-guided and ...

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Visitor Services

Contact the Park By Mail 11149 US Highway 16 Bldg B12 Custer, SD 57730 By Phone Headquarters 605-673-2288 By ...

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Planning Your Visit

Welcome At Jewel Cave National Monument, you may explore the surface or the subterranean. Learn about our cave tours or our surface talks by clicking on the 'Things To Do' link.Operating Hours & Seasons The Jewel Cave National Monument Visitor Center is open daily. The Visitor Center hours are currently 8:00 ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I see any bats on the tour? Unless you take the Lantern Tour, you are unlikely to see bats. This is because bats only enter the cave through the historic entrance, and usually travel no more than 1/4-mile into the cave. How do I know if I can fit ...

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