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Contact: Nancy Stimson, 307.467.5283
Devils Tower National Monument Celebrating 110 Years and #National Public Lands Day!
President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower as the nation's first national monument on September 24, 1906. Come and celebrate 110 years on Saturday, September 24, 2016 - which also coincides with the 23rd National Public Lands Day!
In celebration of this very special day a unique education program will launch. The Junior Climbing Ranger program offers youth an in-depth view of the history, ethics, demonstrations of rock climbing techniques, and reverence for Native Americans at Devils Tower. After the completion of a Junior Climbing Ranger booklet participants will be awarded a Junior Climbing Ranger badge.
Activities Offered For The Day:
- 10:00 am and 2:00 pm - Junior Climbing Ranger Programs
- 6:00 pm - Bats Living in the Tower (special presentation)
- 6:50 pm - Bat listening walk on the Tower Trail. Rangers will have hand-held acoustic detectors.
All entrance fees to the Monument will be waived. All activities meet at the new climbing demonstration wall near the start of the Tower Trail.