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Trip Review: Devils Tower National Monument

May 19, 2017 / By Chris Oudean & Katie Hnatik In the northeast section of Wyoming stands a towering mystery. Devils Tower National Monument has been captivating the imaginations of humans for thousands of years. The Native American Cheyenne tribe called it Bear Lodge, which was derived from the old folklore story. This story changed slightly between the many tribes in the area, but always included a giant bear that scratched huge marks along the sides of the mountain with its claws in pursuit of some escaping tribespeople. In one version, they climb up onto a hill and pray to …