Cultural Program Series Offers Shared Visions of Devils Tower
Contact: Nancy Stimson, Public Information Officer, 307-467-5283
Devils Tower National Monument welcomes visitors to experience a wide variety of interpretive programs and special performances during the Summer Cultural Program Series.
June 1 & 2 Willie LeClair, Eastern Shoshone
July 13 Frank Sanders, Renowned Rock Climber
August 10 Frank Sanders, Renowned Rock Climber
The Western Culture Festival will take place September 1 in the picnic area next to the campground.The Cowboy Poetry Festival will place September 2 in the picnic area next to the campground.
The rustic log cabin, built in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, serves as the park's visitor and education center; it also serves as a bookstore for the Devils Tower Natural History Association and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Interpretive exhibits explain the natural and cultural history of the area.
To learn more about Devils Tower National Monument contact a park ranger at 307-467-5283, visit us online at www.nps.gov/deto or on Facebook at Devils-Tower-National-Monument-Official-NPS-Site.
Devils Tower National Monument is located, 33 miles northeast of Moorcroft, WY, 27 miles northwest of Sundance, WY via U.S. 14, 9 Miles south of Hulett via WY24, and 52 miles southwest of Belle Fourche, S.D. via S.D. Highway34/WY24.
Did You Know?
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.