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Contact: Nancy Stimson, (307)467-5283Nancy Stimson, Information Officer
Find Devils Tower National Monument during National Park Week
Celebrate with Free Admission and Special Events fromApril 16-24
Devils Tower, WY –Celebrate the National Park Service's 100thanniversary and "Find Your Park" at Devils Tower National Monument during National Park Week,April 16 through 24. Entrance fees will be waived all weekand enjoy a beautiful drive through the rolling Black Hills of Northeast Wyoming. "During National Park Week, and throughout the centennial year, we invite everyone from near and far to come to Devils Tower National Monument and experience the Tower" said Tim Reid, superintendent.
- National Junior Ranger Day, Saturday April 16, 11 am -Join a ranger for a special Junior Ranger program. Meet in front of the Visitor Center.
- Sunday,April 17 10 am -Join a ranger for a 1 and half hour guided walk on the Tower Trail. Meet in front of the visitor center.
- Wednesday April 20, 10 am –12 noon -Citizen Science program. Join a ranger at the visitor center to discover the elusive porcupine.
- Saturday April 23, 10 am -Join a ranger at the Prairie Dog town for an in depth look at the whimsical prairie dogs.
For all events bring good hiking shoes and drinking water.
National Park Week is a great opportunity to explore the countless ways there are to #FindYourPark.
Launched in March 2015, Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque is a public awareness and education movement to inspire people from all backgrounds to connect with, celebrate, and support America's national parks and community-based programs. Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial and setting the stage for the Service's next 100 years, #FindYourPark invites people to discover and share their own unique connections to our nation's natural landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich history. Visit FindYourPark.com to learn more about National Park Week and other events taking place throughout the year.
To learn more about Devils Tower National Monument, contact a ranger at 307-467-5283, or visit us on-line at www.nps.gov/deto or www.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 409 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.