• Devils Postpile Formation

    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. Winter close down operations have begun. There is no longer potable water, but restrooms will be available until closing. 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 »

Park Statistics

FAST FACTS

Established: July 6, 1911
Designation: National Monument
Size: 798 acres
Wilderness: 747 acres (Ansel Adams Wilderness)
Elevation: 7,560 feet above sea level (at the Ranger Station)
Average Annual Visitation (last 4 years): 103,258
Miles of Trails: 8
Closest town: Mammoth Lakes, CA

Did You Know?

Flames from the Rainbow Fire came dangerously close to Reds Meadow Resort, just one and a half miles from the Monument.

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