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Devils Tower National Monument, Hiking To Resume

Devils Tower National Monument
Wendy Seltzer
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A photo of Devil's Tower taken Aug. 4, 2005

Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming will partially reopen Friday after an almost two month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The National Park Service announced on the Devils Tower website that roads, trails, rock climbing and a picnic area will open for Memorial Day weekend.

A visitor center and campground will remain closed.

Roads and trails in Fossil Butte National Monument in western Wyoming have remained open but the visitor center there is closed.

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks began a limited reopening Monday after a seven week closure.

Most facilities including lodges and campgrounds in the parks remain closed.