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    Devils Postpile

    National Monument California

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  • Monument Open Until October 31, Visitor Services Limited this Fall

    Devils Postpile and the Reds Meadow Valley will be open until October 31, weather permitting. The shuttle bus is no longer running so visitors can drive their vehicles into the monument. Parking is limited and can be full on weekends, plan accordingly. More »

  • 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 »

Distance Learning

Getting to Devils Postpile can sometimes be a challenge, but we have a solution. Consider scheduling a distance learning program for your students—using the internet.

Our education staff offer free, interactive presentations that you and your students can participate in using Google Hangouts. Our programs are designed to meet national teaching standards and can be adapted to meet your needs. See the offering below for our Climate Connections program that fits into our Exploring Climate Science and Climate Science in Focus curriculum.

Contact us for more information.

Can't schedule a virtual field trip? Check out our Videos and Other Resources for podcasts and activities to bring into your classroom.

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    Climate Connections

    Climate Connections

    Here at Devils Postpile, we are looking at the bigger picture of climate change through the monument’s small lens. Our NPS Connections program brings the topic of climate change into your classroom through the use of digital technology.

Did You Know?

Black Bears are excellent tree climbers.

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.