Basic Information

Devils Tower rising 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.

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Last updated: August 1, 2018

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 10
Devils Tower, WY 82714


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

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