• America's First

    Devils Tower

    National Monument Wyoming

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Park Planning

Planning Documents:

The 2001 General Management Plan (GMP) for Devils Tower National Monument guides the management of resources, visitor use, and general development at the park over a 10-to 15-year period.

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.