The road from the park entrance to the visitor center is undergoing chip sealing before wintery conditions set in . Expect delays upto 15 minutes.
Teachers and students will enjoy any one of three trails offered at Devils Tower. Please see the Park Map (72 KB PDF) for exact trail locations.
The Tower Trail:
The Joyner Ridge Trail:
Red Beds Trail:
Field Activity - "Study Devils Tower Geology - Sedimentation" handout with questions for observation (457 KB PDF)
Post-visit Activity - "Jeopardy - Devils Tower" (1.98 MB PP)
Did You Know?
Over 20 tribes have a cultural affiliation with Devils Tower. Many tribes have stories about how the Tower was created. Most of the stories talk about a bear using its claws to score the Tower's sides.