Devils Tower National Monument

A view of Devils Tower from the north at sunset.

You will not forget the first time you see Devils Tower in Devils Tower National Monument.  Approaching from the south on Highway 24 in Wyoming, the tower suddenly appears from the top of the last rise in the road. It is a solitary sentinel on the rolling plains surrounding the Black Hills, near the Belle Fourche River. So, it is easy to understand why Theodore Roosevelt established this iconic tower as our nation’s first national monument.

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