Large Vehicle and Bus parking Restrictions:
1. Parking of vehicles longer than 19 feet is prohibited in the visitor center lot from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through September 15th. Private RVs and trailers may use the RV parallel parking area along the east side of the main lot near the visitor center or the new long vehicle parking area near the picnic area.
2. All buses are prohibited from parking in the visitor center parking lots (including the dirt lot and the large vehicle parallel parking area) from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend until September 15th (except to load and unload). Buses may use the new long vehicle parking area near the picnic area.
3. Idling of bus engines is prohibited when stopped in any parking area including the visitor center, administration building, campground, picnic area and prairie dog town.
Did You Know?
Eradication programs have reduced the black-tailed prairie dog’s range from thousands of square miles to a few scattered preserves like this one at Devils Tower National Monument. They now inhabit about 2% of the area they once occupied 200 years ago.