devil's tower national park

Snow clings to the jagged sides of Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming. This astounding geologic feature is considered sacred to the Northern Plains Indians and other tribes, who called it “Bear’s Tipi” or “Bear’s Lodge.” Hundreds of parallel cracks make it one of the finest crack climbing areas in North America. Devils Tower entices us to explore and define our place in the natural and cultural world. Photo by National Park Service.

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Around The World In 80 Days: United States Of America: Wyoming

Snowy Spring Day, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Photo Credit: (Geographilic)
Le Grand Bleu
Photo Credit: (Helene Boisserand)
Wyoming Road Trip November - 2013
Photo Credit: (Rikk Flohr)

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Videographer combined 2 years of hiking in the western US into this series of time lapse clips.

Happy 100th anniversary to the National Park Service! This Museum diorama is set in front of one of the most iconic National Monuments—Devils Tower in Belle Fourche River, Wyoming. Rising solidly over the soft, broken red sandstone of the Belle Fourche River Valley, Devils Tower has inspired awe for generations. To some Northern Plains tribes, the formation is so remarkable that it figures in their sacred legends. In the late 1800s, a state senator tried but failed to make it a national park. In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt declared Devils Tower a national monument. It was the first decision of the Antiquities Act, which allows the President to protect culturally and scientifically valuable federal land for generations to come.

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