• America's First

    Devils Tower

    National Monument Wyoming

For Teachers

Devils Tower National Monument Is Revising the Education Program

For more information, contact the Devils Tower Chief of Interpretation and Education call (307) 467-5283 x 224.

Did You Know?

Devils Tower at sunset

It is believed that the Tower got its name when Colonel Dodge's translator misinterpreted the name to mean Bad God's Tower, later shortened to Devils Tower. Some Indians call it Mato Tipila, meaning Bear Lodge. Other American Indian names include Bear’s Tipi, Home of the Bear, and Tree Rock.