Animals

White Tail Deer

White Tail Deer

A. Locklear

Wildlife is abundant at Devils Tower National Monument. Wildflowers, sedges and occasional shrubs provide food and habitat for mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and amphibians. Black-tailed prairie dogs make their home in the soft alluvial soil along the river. Even the Tower provides homes for swallows, rock doves, and chipmunks.

For a comprehensive list of the animals at Devils Tower National Monument, please explore our Animal links!
On each list is a legend of letters that tell you how likely you are to see the animal.

Toads, Frogs and Salamanders.

A comprehensive list of over 160 birds that visit Devils Tower National Monument.

The fish that inhabit the Belle Fourche river include minnows, suckers, catfish, sunfish and perch. For more information on specific species, see our fish page.

Devils Tower National Monument is home to over 40 species of mammals. This list lists them all, extant or extinct.

Come explore the lives of these engaging little mammals! Easy to observe and fun to photograph here at Devils Tower, there is more to these creatures than meets the eye!

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