• Devils Postpile Formation

    Devils Postpile

    National Monument California

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  • 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 »

Other Resources

There are many ways to get kids involved in National Parks. Below are several links that will help teachers and students learn about Devils Postpile and all of our parks and monuments.

The National Park Service Teachers and Learners Page: Provides links to Web Rangers, Junior Ranger programs, curriculum ideas, and many other resources.

The USGS Long Valley Caldera Page: Provides links to the regional geologic story behind the Long Valley Caldera.

The USGS Geology of Devils Postpile Page: Gives an in depth look at the geology of Devils Postpile and the Sierra Nevada.

The USGS Education Resources for Teachers Page: This is a good base for curricular ideas, scientific data, and other resources dealing with geology, biology, hydrology, and geography.

The National Park Service Web Rangers Program: This is a great interactive way for students to learn about the National Park Service.

 
Students participate in a ranger led program
Students participate in a ranger led educational program at Devils Postpile.
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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...