• America's First

    Devils Tower

    National Monument Wyoming

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  • Climbing closure

    There is a climbing closure in effect on the SW butress of the Tower. Ask for details at the Climbing Office.

Getting Around

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?

Close up of phonolite

Devils Tower is made of phonolite porphyry. Phonolite refers to the ringing of the rock when a small slab is struck, and its ability to reflect sound. Porphyry refers to its texture, large crystals of feldspar embedded in a mass of smaller crystals.