Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument

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VISIT Devils Tower National Monument:

Park Details

Devils Tower National Monument was established on September 24, 1906.

Address 149 State Highway 110, Devils Tower, WY, 82714
Phone307 467-5283 x635
HoursOpen 24 hours a day, every day
Entrance Fee$25 per vehicle, valid for 7 days
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Devils Tower National Monument. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Devils Tower National Monument is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Devils Tower National Monument are May, June, July & August.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visits4,4382,62310,07617,17044,371108,856124,715126,73170,00829,2528,5593,913
Precipitation292851757852382633443027
Avg Temp303243536476858372564130
Max Temp454861738291969488766046
Avg Temp141622293847555343312114
Min Temp-8-34162334434126151-7
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Devils Tower National Monument Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Devils Tower National Monument is visited.

Trip NameTrip MilesTrip Days
Devils Tower, Wind Cave, Mt. Rushmore to Badlands4447

Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Devils Tower National Monument.

NameDistance
Jewel Cave National Monument74 mi
Mount Rushmore National Memorial79 mi
Wind Cave National Park94 mi
Badlands National Park124 mi
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument148 mi
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site149 mi
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument158 mi
Fort Laramie National Historic Site165 mi
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area172 mi
Theodore Roosevelt National Park175 mi

Nearby Campsites & RV Parks

If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Devils Tower National Monument, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.

NameDetailsMiles Away
Belle Fourche - Devils Tower National MonumentDevils Tower, WY more 1 miles
Cook LakeSundance, WY more 15 miles
Keyhole State ParkMoorcroft, WY more 16 miles
ReuterSundance, WY more 18 miles
BearlodgeAladdin, WY more 20 miles
Sand Creek Public Access - WGFBeulah, WY more 32 miles
TimonSpearfish, SD more 40 miles
Rod And GunSpearfish, SD more 41 miles
Spearfish City CampgroundSpearfish, SD more 43 miles
HannaLead, SD more 48 miles

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Devils Tower National Monument:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Terry PeakLead, SD7,100 ft39%47 mi
Ski MysticHill City, SD6,850 ft32%64 mi

Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Devils Tower National Monument, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Devils Tower National Monument.

NameCodeCityDistance
Denver International AirportDENDenver, CO327 mi
Salt Lake City International AirportSLCSalt Lake City, UT452 mi
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Devils Tower National Monument.

NameCodeCityDistance
Gillette Campbell County AirportGCCGillette, WY44 mi
Rapid City Regional AirportRAPRapid City, SD90 mi
Sheridan County AirportSHRSheridan, WY112 mi
Frank Wiley FieldMLSMiles City, MT139 mi
Casper-Natrona County International AirportCPRCasper, WY145 mi
Western Neb. Rgnl/William B. Heilig AirportBFFScottsbluff, NE196 mi
Billings Logan International AirportBILBillings, MT204 mi

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.