Loading...

Tower Trail

Lookout/Views

The Tower Trail at the Devil's Tower National Monument, in Devils Tower Wyoming is an amazing 1.5 mile hike that encompasses the entirety of Devil's Tower. This is the most popular trail at the Devil's Tower National Monument and for good reason. From the Tower Trail you get to see all of the different rock formations along the sides of the monument along with amazing expansive views outward from the back of the trail.

The trailhead can be found across the parking area from the visitors center. The trail is paved and mostly flat, so it's an easy and accessible hike. You'll pass through a ponderosa pine forest and massive boulder fields along the base of Devil's Tower. Rock climbing is permitted to experienced climbers with a permit, so you may even see rock climbers on the monument while hiking this trail.

Along the trail are small pieces of colorful cloth that hang from the trees. These are Native American prayer cloths, and represent the spiritual connection many tribes have with the Tower. Please do not touch, disturb or remove these prayer cloths and some consider it culturally insensitive to photograph these prayer cloths.

Note: pets are not allowed on trails at the Devil's Tower National Monument.


View more trails near Devils Tower, WY
Dog-friendly trails near Devils Tower, WY
Vista trails near Devils Tower, WY

Surface Type

Universal Access

Season

Fall

Get Directions


44.590221, -104.720154

Leave No Trace Partner

MyHikes Sponsors

BearVault - Buy bear resistant food canisters at bearvault.com
More trails, brought to you by our sponsors
Loading...
Logo xs
MyHikes.org
Loading...
156 '

Total Change
275 '

Ascent
227 '

Descent
Download GPX with Waypoints
Note: Waypoints always include the parking location and trailhead. Campsites, waterfalls, and other points of interest are included in the GPX only if shown on the map.
Tower Trail default picture

Photo Albums

Upload your pictures from the trail

Find Hiking Trails Near Me:

Map of MyHikes' trails in North America

1 Trip Report

Add your own trip reports
1.5 miles
Trail added October 08, 2015

Weather Forecast

In Devils Tower, WY

Explore Our Hiking Trails



Sign up with MyHikes today!

We're an independent hiking platform helping you find new trails to explore

JOIN FOR FREE

Win Free Hiking Gear


Learn More
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more
Better map tiles with a Supporter Account!