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 »
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.
Did You Know?
The 1992 Rainbow Fire, which was sparked by a lightning strike, burned 82% of Devils Postpile National Monument.