Devils Tower National Monument

Close Encounters in WYO
When Joe Alves was looking for a location for Close Encounters of the Third Kind, he knew he found a special place when he saw Devils Tower National Monument.
WYO's Wildest Rescue
It all started with a $50 wager. In the fall of 1941, Rapid City, South Dakota, resident George Hopkins bet a friend that he could jump out of a plane and land safely on top of the Devils Tower National Monument in eastern Wyoming.
On October 1st, Hopkins won his bet, when he parachuted from a plane …