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October 31, 2013
Devils Tower to Waive Entrance Fees for Veterans Day Weekend
Devils Tower National Monument will be joining national park units across the country in celebrating Veterans Day with free entry into the monument. The fee free designation will apply to the entire Veteran’s Day weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 9 – 11.

October 17, 2013
Devils Tower National Monument Reopens to Visitors After Shutdown
Devils Tower National Monument Reopens to Visitors After Shutdown

October 01, 2013
Government Shutdown Forces Closure of Devils Tower National Monument
Government Shutdown Forces Closure of Devils Tower National Monument

September 20, 2013
Devils Tower To Celebrate National Public Lands Day
National Public Lands Day

August 29, 2013
Devils Tower to Host Western Cultural Festival and Cowboy Poetry Festival
Devils Tower to Host Western Cultural Festival and Cowboy Poetry Festival

August 23, 2013
Devils Tower National Monument Celebrates 97th Birthday of the National Park Service
Devils Tower National Monument Celebrates 97th Birthday of the National Park Service

July 30, 2013
Devils Tower Opens Public Comment Period for the Black-tailed Prairie Dog Management Plan / Environmental Assessment
Public Comment Period open for the Black-tailed Prairie Dog Management Plan / Environmental Assessment

May 31, 2013
Temporary Closure for Nesting Falcons
The North face of Devils Tower, an area known for several popular climbing routes, has been temporarily closed until further notice.

May 24, 2013
Voluntary Climbing Ban In June
A voluntary climbing closure on Devils Tower is in effect during the month of June.

May 10, 2013
Devils Tower Reopens
Devils Tower National Monument reopens Friday morning following a brief closure after a prescribed burn escaped containment late Wednesday afternoon.

May 08, 2013
Wildland Fire Closes Devils Tower National Monument
A small spot fire, observed midday in the SW corner of the Monument, was pushed up a steep hill side by high winds and quickly torched woody plants out side of the burn area.

May 06, 2013
Devils Tower Conducts Prescribed Burn to Prevent Wildland Fires
Fire management officials from the Northern Great Plains Fire Office and Devils Tower managers plan to burn 325 acres.

April 09, 2013
Spring Snow Storm Temporarily Closes Devils Tower
Spring Snow Storm Temporarily Closes Devils Tower

February 26, 2013
New report shows visitor spending supports 252,000 jobs nationwide
Devils Tower National Monument Tourism Creates $14 Million in Economic Benefit

January 17, 2013
Park News
Devils Tower National Monument to Waive Entrance Fees for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

October 26, 2012
Devils Tower National Monument to Waive Entrance Fees for Veterans Day 2012
Devils Tower National Monument will be joining national park units across the country in celebrating Veterans Day with fee free entry into the park. This year, the fee free designation will apply to the entire Veteran’s Day weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 10 – 12.

September 12, 2012
Devils Tower National Monument Offers Education Programs for K-12 Classrooms
Devils Tower National Monument offers curriculum based interactive education programs for grades K –12. Education programs include the Devils Tower in Your Classroom programs, and ranger guided field trips at the monument. For classes who plan to visit Devils Tower this year, a park ranger can present a pre and post visit program in the classroom.

May 25, 2012
Cultural Program Series Offers Shared Visions of Devils Tower
Devils Tower National Monument welcomes visitors to experience a wide variety of interpretive programs and special performances during the Summer Cultural Program Series.

April 26, 2012
Climbing Routes Temporary Closed To Protect Prairie Falcons
Devils Tower National Monument has temporarily closed climbing routes along the northeast face of Devils Tower beginning April 26th in order to protect Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) possible nesting sites. This closure is an annual event established under the monument's 1995 Climbing Management Plan with authority from the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. On the northeast face, routes between and including "Belle Fourche Buttress" and "Maid in the Shaid" (routes #68 to #93), as well as the "North Face" rappel route, will be closed.

April 13, 2012
Picture Yourself in Devils Tower National Monument
Picture Yourself in Devils Tower National Monument for National Parks Week with free entrance April 21-29. Park rangers will be on staff to present interpretive programs and Saturday, April 28 will be National Junior Ranger Day.

March 20, 2012
Fire Ban at Devils Tower National Monument
Devils Tower National Monument Superintendent, Dorothy FireCloud has ordered a total fire ban within the boundaries of the monument, effective Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 12:00 p.m., until further notice.

August 25, 2008
New Interpretive Site and World Peace Sculpture
New interpretive site and world peace sculpture unveiled at Devils Tower National Monument on September 6, 2008 at 1:00 pm.

August 28, 2007
Devils Tower Centennial Initiative
Installation of sculpture project proposal eligible for matching funds.

June 28, 2007
ECOLOGIST LOOKS AT IMPACT OF BOUNDARIES ON THE LAND
No abstract supplied.

June 07, 2007
Ranching: the Land, the Lifestyle, the Legacy program
The Cultural Program Series continues with Pat Frolander presenting a program on ranching June 14 at 8:00 pm in the Devils Tower Amphitheatre.

Did You Know?

Climber on Devils Tower

One of the fastest climbs of Devils Tower was done in 18 minutes by Todd Skinner in the 1980s. A typical climb usually takes 4-6 hours.