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Devils Tower experiences busiest September on record

Devils Tower National Monument hosted 27,550 vehicles or approximately 74,135 recreation visits in September 2020. This is an 18% increase from September 2019, making it the busiest September in Devils Tower history.

The nation’s first national monument, located in Crook County, Wyoming, is 1374 acres and was at 70% staffing this summer.

So far in 2020, the park has hosted approximately 385,140 recreation visits, down 9.6% from the same period last year.

However, the park was closed due to health and safety reasons related to COVID-19 for nearly two months from March 25, 2020 through May 21, 2...