UFO enthusiasts drawn to Wyoming for upcoming rendezvous
DEVILS TOWER, Wyo. (AP) — Just like in the science-fiction movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," UFO enthusiasts are headed to a strange geological formation in northeast Wyoming.
Devils Tower plays a key role in the well-known UFO film that came out 40 years ago this summer. From Sept. 14-16, Devils Tower will be the site of the first annual Devils Tower UFO Rendezvous.
Experts on UFOs will speak at the convention but organizer Brian Olson tells KOTA-TV there's a fun side, too, with plans for a parade, live music and barbecue cook-off.
Devils Tower stands more than 800 feet tall and can be seen miles away. The tower is the solidified core of an ancient volcano.