• America's First

    Devils Tower

    National Monument Wyoming

Public Transportation

Plane

Nearest commercial airports are in Gillette, WY and Rapid City, SD

Public Transportation

There is no public transportation available to Devils Tower National Monument. Vehicles may be rented in Gillette, WY or Rapid City, SD.

Did You Know?

Devils Tower at sunset

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.