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  1. Elevator Assessment At Jewel Cave National Monument To Be RescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    A mechanical assessment of Jewel Cave National Monument's elevators has been put off for rescheduling, and cave tours will be available January 30-February 10/NPS Jewel Cave National Monument in South Dakota will be fully open to visitors with regular cave tours from January 30 through February 10, as a mechanical assessment of the monument's elevators is being rescheduled. "The work will be rescheduled as soon as possible in a way to minimize service disruptions to visitors, yet also providing the monument with valuable maintenance and safety information," said Chief of Interpretation Bradley Block, who said the change was needed due to an unexpected scheduling conflict by the contractor.

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  2. Elevators At Jewel Cave National Monument To Undergo Mechanical AssessmentRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    A need to assess the mechanical condition of the elevators at Jewel Cave National Monument in South Dakota will require a halt on cave tours from January 30 through February 10, according to park officials. The elevator shafts and much of the related elevator system at Jewel Cave dates to the construction of the visitor center in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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  3. New Year And New Discoveries At Jewel Cave National MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    Two new "lakes" were discovered deep within Jewel Cave during a recent caving expedition. This one was named New Year's Lake/NPS, Dan Austin That was the case during the year-end holidays, when a group of spelunkers headed into the national monument in western South Dakota for four days and came back with photos of two "lakes" deep within the cave.

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  4. New year, new discoveries at Jewel CaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    As the calendar welcomed another year, volunteer cavers at Jewel Cave National Monument realized that 2017 would be a year of great excitement. In what has become an annual tradition, explorers entered the cave on Friday, December 30, 2016 for a four-day trip.

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  5. Cavers Discover New Passages, Lakes In JewelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    A group of volunteer cavers made some new year's discoveries at Jewel Cave National Monument. The group went on an annual new year's exploration, a 4-day trip into the cave that started on December 30. In those few days, the cavers mapped out and surveyed 9,777 feet of new passages, lengthening the cave to over 185 miles.

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    Dec 20, 2016 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Wind Cave National Monument and Jewel Cave National Monument. The Mickelson Trail is located adjacent to the property. The campus consists of 182.16 acres divided into six parcels. The ...

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  7. Southeast Utah National Park Superintendent Kate Cannon Honored By NPCARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    ... of Grand Canyon National Park. From 1990 to 1997, she served as superintendent of Jewel Cave National Monument in South Dakota. She also worked as a concessions management specialist at Glen Canyon Recreation Area, resource management specialist at ...

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  8. Forest Service sets fire near CusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... project area, located approximately 18 miles west of Custer, or two miles northwest of Jewel Cave National Monument, focuses on treating Forest Service land to reduce hazardous fuels. Forest visitors, including hunters, are asked to be aware of ...

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