Black Hills Caverns

2600 Cavern Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57702- Map It
(605) 343-0542
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Black Hills Caverns is 4 mi. w. on SR 44 to 2600 Cavern Rd. The caverns contain a series of chambers and large cave rooms with colorful varieties of crystal, including logomites, stalactites, frost crystal, flowstone and stalagmites. Both guided and self-guiding tours through well-lighted passageways are available. A museum displays formations, rocks, gems and minerals; there also is a gem panning exhibit. The 1-hour Adventure Tour is a .75-mile round trip. The Crystal Tour is a 30-minute excursion designed for active senior citizens. Visitors can participate in gem panning and crystal mining. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Museum free. Adventure Tour $15.75; $9.75 (ages 6-12). Crystal Tour $12.75; $8 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Caverns and museum open daily 9-5, mid-May to mid-Sept. Guided and self-guiding tours depart every 30-45 minutes. Last tour departs 1 hour before closing. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.