Black Hills Parks & Forests Association (BHPFA) is the official non-profit partner of Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Black Hills National Forest, Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands and National Grasslands Visitor Center. We provide vital funding to our public agency partners in support of their education goals.
We are a proud partner of the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service, selling a curated selection of books, toys and games that help people of all ages engage with and interpret the natural world.
How We Work With our Partners –
Funding – A portion of store sales goes to our partners to fund their education & interpretive missions. This funding includes printing of park newspapers and Jr. Ranger books, exhibit design and installation, supplies to enhance educational programs, speakers and hand’s on programs or activities, just to name a few.
Where We Are Found –
BHPFA operates 13 retail stores in these locations:
National Park Service National Grasslands Visitor Center – Wall, SD
Black Hills National Forest Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands
Black Hills National Forest Visitor Center| Pactola Reservoir
Supervisors Office – Custer, SD Pine Ridge District Office: NENF & Oglala Nat’l
Mystic Ranger District – Rapid City, SD Grassland – Chadron, NE
Northern Hills Ranger District – Spearfish, SD Bessey District Office: NENF/ Samuel R. McKelvie
Bearlodge Ranger District – Sundance, WY Nat’l Forest/Bessey Tree Nursery – Halsey, NE
Hell Canyon Ranger District – Newcastle, WY Ft. Pierre Nat’l Grasslands VC – Ft. Pierre, SD
Buffalo Gap Nat’l Grasslands VC – Hot Springs, SD Hudson-Meng Education & Research Ctr.–Crawford, NE