Devils Tower – a Sacred Natural Wonder in Wyoming, USA

Devils Tower – a Sacred Natural Wonder in Wyoming, USA

Devils Tower, Wyoming, USA. A formidable laccolith – an intrusion of magma – is found in the Black Hills. It is considered a sacred place by the Native Americans, who have created various legends about its origins. Therefore visitors are asked to respect this place.

Local tribes still hold rituals on this site. Every June visitors are expected not to climb the Devils Tower – activity not approved by the Native Americans. However, everyone is welcome to explore the formation and its impressive surroundings by completing a 2 km (1.3 mi) trail.

Why to go there?

Geologically and culturally significant place, featuring gorgeous unspoiled nature.

When to go there?

All year round.

How to get there?

The site is located near Hulett and Sundance. Get there by car driving the US Route 14.

Lead photo by John Haig

Devils Tower-Photo by John G. Wilbanks

Photo by John G. Wilbanks

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Devils Tower-Photo by Darik Datta

Photo by Darik Datta

Devils Tower-Photo by Rikk Flohr

Photo by Rikk Flohr

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