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Devils Tower National Monument

  • Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument is one of the most iconic landmarks in the Black Hills region, a stunning rock formation that rises dramatically from the surrounding landscape. Visitors can enjoy a variety of experiences here, from hiking and rock climbing to learning about the fascinating geological and cultural history of the area.

Hiking

Explore the many trails that lead around and through Devils Tower National Monument. The trails offer stunning vistas of the tower and surrounding landscapes, as well as opportunities to encounter unique wildlife, such as prairie dogs, deer, and a variety of bird species.

Rock Climbing

Challenge yourself and experience the thrill of rock climbing on the stunning walls of Devils Tower. Climbers from around the world come to test their skills on the tower's imposing heights and unique rock formations.

Cultural History

Learn about the cultural significance of Devils Tower to Native American tribes such as the Lakota, Cheyenne, and Kiowa. Visitors can also attend ranger-led talks and demonstrations that explore the rich history of the area.

Night Sky Viewing

Stargaze and experience the wonder of the night sky at Devils Tower National Monument. With minimal light pollution and clear skies, this location provides an ideal location for capturing the beauty of the stars.

Devils Tower National Monument is one of the most unique and awe-inspiring natural landmarks in the region. Plan a trip today to experience the stunning beauty and diverse array of experiences that await you in this remarkable destination.

Hours: 

Devils Tower National Monument is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except December 25 and January 1. 

The Visitor Center and the DTNHA bookstore are open from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Fees: 

Please visit the offical website for up-to-date fees.

Fees

Directions: 

Easiest access is from I-90 at exits 154 (Moorcroft, WY) or 185 (Sundance, WY). Take US Highway 14 north to State Highway 24 north.

Activities

  • Hike the Tower or Rock Beds Trails
  • Tour exhibits at the visitor center
  • Attend a Ranger Program (during summer)
  • Summer Cultural Program Series
  • Technical climbing (by permit only)
  • Watch wildlife
  • Photography
  • Take a bike ride
  • Talk a moon walk
  • Visit the Prairie Dog Town

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