flower

Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower is a monolithic igneous intrusion or volcanic neck located in the Black Hills, northeastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises dramatically 1,267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain. Devils Tower was the first declared United States National Monument, established on September 24, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Back to America page.

A view of the Devils Tower from the Circle of Smoke park on the foothill of the Tower. Devils Tower was used by the director Steven Spielberg for the location in his 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Devils tower

Video of the trip to Devils Tower.