• Devils Postpile Formation

    Devils Postpile

    National Monument California

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  • Devils Postpile National Monument Road Closed for the Season

    The road to Devils Postpile has been closed for the season. This will be updated as soon as a 2014 opening date has been announced.

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.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

The tops of the Postpile's columns

Devils Postpile is one of the finest examples of columnar basalt in the world. Approximately 55% of the formation's columns are six-sided. More...