October 15, 2015
Star Parties Planned at Devils Tower
As darkness falls on Devils Tower, a different kind of light illuminates the night sky. That light, which comes from objects out in space transforms the night from a place of darkness into a place of wonder.
September 04, 2015
Celebrate Adopt A Crag a National Public Lands Day Event at Devils Tower National Monument
Climbers and community members will join rangers on Thursday September, 10 to celebrate Adopt–A-Crag as a National Public Lands Day event at Devils Tower.
September 03, 2015
Devils Tower National Monument Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
Devils Tower National Monument invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Fourth grade students can go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national park sites.
August 27, 2015
Devils Tower to Host a Celebration of the Rich Culture and Heritage of the American Cowboy
- Come and celebrate the lifeways of rural America by creating the "campfire" which everyone can come and share in the appreciation of the culture and traditions unique to the Black Hills. The Cowboy Poetry Festival kicks off Sunday, September 6 at 1:00 pm with Robert Dennis, Paul Larsen and Don Hewlit. Each cowboy brings their own unique western experiences to life every time they take the stage and present cowboy culture.
August 20, 2015
Devils Tower Celebrates the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service
Devils Tower National Monument joins over 400 hundred other National Park Service sites in celebration of the 99th birthday of the National Park Service.
August 19, 2015
Bats Celebrated at Devils Tower!
Devils Tower National Monument will host a Bat Festival August 29th, 1:00 – 10:30 p.m. in the Picnic Area. The festival will feature demonstrations on how to build bat boxes, information booths, crafts, and activities for kids.
August 07, 2015
All Climbing Routes And Summit Areas Are Reopened
All climbing routes and summit areas at Devils Tower National Monument are reopened after peregrine falcons successfully fledged from the southeast face of the Tower.
July 30, 2015
Tularemia Detected in Prairie Dogs
Several dead prairie dogs and other rodents recently found in Devils Tower National Monument have tested positive for tularemia. This year, tularemia has been widely reported in Wyoming and some neighboring states.
June 19, 2015
Climbing Routes Closure Update
An updated climbing closure is in effect after Peregrine Falcons were observed in nesting behavior on the Southeast face of the Tower.
June 02, 2015
Tim Reid Named Superintendent
Tim Reid, a 27-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been named Superintendent of Devils Tower National Monument.
May 22, 2015
Pioneer History Celebrated
Area residents will celebrate history at the Old Settlers’ Picnic on Sunday, June 7.
April 27, 2015
Tourism to Devils Tower National Monument creates $26,996,400 million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service report shows over 440,000 visitors to Devils Tower in 2014 spent $26,996,400 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 432 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $33,693,900 million.
April 17, 2015
Prescribed Burn Is Cancelled At Devils Tower National Monument
A plan to burn 85 acres of Devils Tower National Monument is cancelled due to unacceptable weather conditions.
April 09, 2015
Devils Tower Managers Amend List of Temporarily Closed Climbing Routes
A previous closure of climbing routes on the West Face and Southwest shoulder is amended closing the Northeast Face of the Tower to climbing.
April 08, 2015
Devils Tower National Monument Plans to Burn 85 Acres
Devils Tower National Monument will implement a prescribed burn during the week of April 19.
April 03, 2015
Find Your Park Movement
Devils Tower National Monument joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched yesterday by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service.
March 13, 2015
Climbing Routes Temporarily Closed
Park Managers will temporarily close several climbing routes on the west face and southwest shoulder of Devils Tower to protect nesting peregrine falcon and prairie falcon beginning March 15. Over one hundred and fifty climbing routes remain open.
February 13, 2015
President’s Day Weekend Brings Free Entrance to Devils Tower National Monument
Devils Tower National Monument will offer free entrance Saturday, February 14 through Monday, February 16.
President’s Day weekend is a perfect time to bring family and friends to Devils Tower to experience the grandeur of the magnificent Tower! All hiking trails are open and welcome your exploring.
January 10, 2015
Devils Tower National Monument to Waive Entrance Fees for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Devils Tower National Monument will be joining over 400 national park units across the country in commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with free entry into the park on Monday, January 19, 2015.