— V Share Your Story Flag as offensiveI lived in Wyoming most of my life. I grew up near Devils Tower in Gillette, WY and it was always a quest to go. I have a... read more
Devils Tower National Monument
Rising 1267 feet above the Belle Fourche River, Devils Tower has long been a beacon, attracting people and capturing their imaginations since prehistoric times. Today, it continues to hold many meanings for people including American Indians, local ranchers, rock climbers, and thousands of visitors.Using the authority of the newly created Antiquities Act, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower Americas first national monument on September 24, 1906.