Basic Information

Devils Tower rises above the trees
The Tower is a prominent feature seen from most places in the park.

NPS photo

Devils Tower rises 1,267 feet (386 m) above the Belle Fourche River. A sacred place to over 20 Native American Tribes, Devils Tower is also known as Mato Tipila or Bear Lodge. Devils Tower is such a special place that in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt made this America's first national monument.

Important Information

  • The park is open year round. The visitor center stays open, but operating hours vary seasonally. You may enter or exit the park at any time.
  • Ranger programs are offered through the summer.
  • The park sees around 500,000 visitors per year; over 80% of visitors come between Memorial Day and Labor Day (late May to early September).
  • Parking is very limited. The park often experiences maximum parking capacity for several hours every day throughout the summer.
  • Road conditions in the region are variable. Closures may occur through the winter, and construction projects are common throughout the summer.
  • Climbing is a common form of recreation at the park. When planning a climbing trip, consider the annual voluntary June climbing closure, and be aware of other possible route closures.
  • The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally happens every year during the first full week of August. Parking procedures change during this week, so plan accordingly.
  • Visitors are responsible for knowing and abiding by all park regulations.
 

For mailing address, scroll to bottom of page.

149 State Highway 110
Devils Tower, WY 82714

The park entrance is located 33 miles northeast of Moorcroft, 27 miles northwest of Sundance, and 52 miles southwest of Belle Fourche, SD. If approaching from the east or west, take US Hwy 14 to WY 24 (follow the signs from I-90). If approaching from the north, take WY 112 to WY 24 (from Montana) or SD 34 / WY 24 (from South Dakota).

Devils Tower National Monument Operating Hours and Seasons

Devils Tower National Monument is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and every day of the year. See Visitor Center tab for operating hours as they vary by season.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Additional Information

Obtain forecast information before beginning your adventure at Devils Tower National Monument and observe changing weather conditions. Thunderstorms can develop quickly bringing lightening, hail, rain, slippery rock surfaces, and hypothermia. Summer days can bring very hot temperatures. Carry enough water, and realize the rock of the Tower can reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Winter Weather can bring blowing snow and road closures. Current Weather Information can be found at http://goo.gl/CzE6RN

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fee, 1-7 Day Vehicle Pass - $15.00

Fee for a single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers.

Entrance Fee, 1-7 Day Motorcycle Pass - $10.00

Fee for a single motorcycle and operator/passenger.

Entrance Fee, 1-7 Day Individual Permit - $5.00

Admits one individual when entering on foot or bicycle. Individuals 15 years of age or younger are admitted free. This may also be used to calculate cost for organized non-profit groups (service organizations, scout groups, religious groups, etc.)

Commercial Tours (seating capacity 1-6 people) - $25.00

These entrance fees are based upon the seating capacity of the commercial tour vehicle - not the actual number of passengers. The fee is $25 plus $5/person, not to exceed $40.

Commercial Tours (seating capacity 7-25 people) - $40.00

These entrance fees are based upon the seating capacity of the commercial tour vehicle - not the actual number of passengers.

Commercial Tours (seating capacity 26 or more people) - $100.00

These entrance fees are based upon the seating capacity of the commercial tour vehicle - not the actual number of passengers.

Entrance Passes:

Devils Tower National Monument Annual Pass - $30.00

Valid for 12 months from date of purchase, for entry into Devils Tower National Monument only.

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass-Annual Pass - $80.00

This pass is available to the general public and provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of sale. The pass admits the pass holder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. (children under 16 are admitted free)

America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass–Senior Pass. - $10.00

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park.

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass-Access Pass - $0.00

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by Federal agency such as the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass-Volunteer Pass - $0.00

This pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis. Contact the Chief of Interpretation at 307-467-5283 ext. 224 to learn about volunteer opportunities in Devils Tower National Monument.

Devils Tower National Monument Visitor Center

The Devils Tower National Monument Visitor Center contains interpretive exhibits, as well as the Devils Tower Natural History Association bookstore and souvenir shop. The visitor center was built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In the center of the parking area outside you can find climbing registration and ranger programs (offered in the summer).

Last updated: August 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 10
Devils Tower, WY 82714

Phone:

(307) 467-5283 x635
Devils Tower National Monument Phone Number

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