Parts of the 1977 movie #CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind were filmed at #DevilsTower and it was also a central part of the plot. Because of this there was a large increase in the number of tourists visiting the monument. #MovieTrivia #DestinationWest http://destinationwesttours.com
Devils Tower. Not Devil's Tower. If you are wondering why this huge tower doesn't have an apostrophe, here is why: it was a mistake in the documents declaring it the first National Monument in 1906. The mistake was never corrected and even over a hundred years later we are still misspelling it "Devils Tower" because that's its official name. #DevilsTower #Wyoming #Travel #Fact #BlackHills #NationalMonument #west #Volcano #History http://destinationwesttours.com
Devils Tower which means “Bear Lodge” and ”brown buffalo horn”, respectively) (Arapaho: Wox Niiinon is an igneous intrusion or laccolith located in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises dramatically 1,267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain and the summit is 5,114 feet (1,559 m) above sea level.
An #aerial view of #MountRushmore National Monument. In total is #cost $989,992.32 to construct, which was a lot more money back in 1941 when it was finished. #DestinationWest http://destinationwesttours.com