12/13/2017 - Wind Cave Open House And Bird Count
Holiday events this year at Wind Cave National Park begin Wednesday, December 13, with the park’s holiday open house, followed by the 22nd Annual Wind Cave National Park Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, December 17.
The open house will run from 1:00-3:00 PM at the visitor center. Light refreshments will be served, and students from the Hot Springs’ third grade will present a Christmas program at 1:30 PM. The students will also decorate the visitor center Christmas tree. During the open house, the public will be able to view park exhibits and browse through the park store.
Bird count participants should dress for the weather and bring field guides and binoculars. Meet at the visitor center no later than 7:45 AM on December 17. Afterward, there will be a potluck supper around 4:15 PM in the visitor center; bring a dish to share. RSVP by calling the park at 605-745-4600.