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A Complete Guide For A Day Trip To Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument can be found near the small, but charming, town of Custer, South Dakota. The cave system contains it’s namesake, Jewel Cave, which is currently the third longest cave in the world with around 209 miles of mapped passageways.   President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Jewel Cave a National Monument on February 7, […]

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The Visitor Center At Jewel Cave National Monument

The visitor center at Jewel Cave National Monument is the place to go to learn everything you need to know about this natural wonder.   The visitor center is closed each year for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days. Their hours vary greatly depending on the season. In the off season (usually mid-September to mid-May) […]