Laws & Policies
Superintendent's Compendium - Specific regulations of Devils Tower National Monument established under the discretionary authority of the Park Superintendent.
Change in Federal Firearms Regulations
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering the park. As a starting point, please visit the State of Wyoming's website http://legisweb.state.wy.us/statutes/statutes.aspx?file=titles/Title6/T6CH8.htm for applicable state firearms laws.
Be advised-hunting is still illegal in the park and federal law still prohibits firearms in certain facilities in the park, such as Visitor Centers, Administrative Buildings, etc. These prohibited locations will be marked with signs at all public entrances.
Did You Know?
Devils Tower is made of phonolite porphyry. Phonolite refers to the ringing of the rock when a small slab is struck, and its ability to reflect sound. Porphyry refers to its texture, large crystals of feldspar embedded in a mass of smaller crystals.