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Spring Snow Storm Temporarily Closes Devils Tower

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Date: April 9, 2013
Contact: Nancy Stimson, 307 467 5283

Spring Snow Storm Temporarily Closes Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower, Wyoming – Due to an unusually high volume of snow and ice, park officials have temporarily closed the Monument.  Several additional inches of snow are expected this afternoon and evening.  

The 'Tower' is stunning dressed in snow.  Normal hours of operation are expected for Wednesday.

The visitor center hours are 9am to 4pm seven days per week.

The roads and highways are snow covered and very icy, please use caution on your travels.

There are updated postings on FaceBook regarding operations in the Monument.

To learn more about activities at Devils Tower National Monument call 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.

www.nps.gov

Did You Know?

News Clips of George Hopkins stranded on Devils Tower

As a publicity stunt, George Hopkins parachuted onto Devils Tower on October 1, 1941. He was stranded for six days before he could be rescued.