Tentative Opening Date Announced
A tentative opening date of May 25, 2013 has been announced for Devils Postpile and Reds Meadow Valley. Campgrounds will not be open until mid-late June. Limited visitor services will be available. This is condition dependent and subject to change. More »
Devils Postpile Sets 37-Foot Vehicle Length Restriction on the Devils Postpile Access Road
Devils Postpile has a limit of 37 feet for vehicles on the monument road. This may change during weather events, construction activities, vehicle congestion, or for safety reasons. Call or email for more information. More »
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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?
Black bears are commonly seen in Devils Postpile. Although they are not as active in winter months and spend much of this time in their dens, they could be seen any time of the year.