• Devils Postpile Formation

    Devils Postpile

    National Monument California

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  • Devils Postpile National Monument is Open for the Season

    Devils Postpile is open for the 2014 season. The ranger station will be open daily from 9am-5pm. The Devils Postpile campground is open. Ranger walks to Devils Postpile occur daily at 11 am. More »

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Internet Resources

National Park Service Education Page: A great place to learn about all of our National Park Sites including Junior Ranger programs.

Ranger led education program
There are lots of ways for kids to get involved in our parks, including ranger programs, Web Rangers, and many other great activities available on-line.

Fun In the Monument

Hey kids! Planning on bringing your family to Devils Postpile? There are lots of fun things for you all to do in the monument. You can come on one of our ranger led programs which are held every day in the summer. We have hikes to the Postpile, wildlife talks, and many other programs available. Come join us!

You could also stop by the ranger station and pick up a map to take your families on your own hikes around the park. You can hike to the Postpile, through our open meadows and forests to look for wildlife, or trek out to Rainbow Falls, which is 101 feet tall!

Whatever you decide to do, make sure you tell your family to follow all park rules, be safe, and most importantly, have fun!

Did You Know?

The John Muir and Pacific Crest trails take hikers into the Ansel Adams Wilderness.

The John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails join into one trail in the monument. Many "through-hikers" take advantage of the shuttle system and other amenities at Devils Postpile to refuel and rest. More...