April 17, 2013
Volunteers and Dogs Recruited for Paw Patrol Program
Devils Postpile National Monument is recruiting volunteers and their dogs to serve in a new position called "Paw Patrol."
April 16, 2013
Reds Meadow Road Plowing to Begin Early
High temperatures combined with a light snowpack will allow for an early start to plowing area roads this spring. Cal Trans will begin plowing to the Minaret Vista at the end of April.
September 07, 2012
Fuels Reduction Work in Devils Postpile National Monument to Begin
Devils Postpile National Monument will begin mechanical fuels treatment to approximately 10-30 acres within its boundaries on September 10, 2012.
September 06, 2012
New Trail Connects Backcountry Users Safely to Trailhead
Backpackers now have a much safer way to get from the overnight hiker parking lot just outside of Devils Postpile National Monument to the Devils Postpile trailhead, which accesses the John Muir and Pacific Crest trails as well as many wilderness destinations on the Inyo National Forest.
September 03, 2012
Work to Begin for Reds Meadow Valley Wind-Fallen Tree Removal Project (Inyo National Forest)
Work to begin for Reds Meadow Valley wind-fallen tree removal project on the Inyo National Forest. This work will be in areas surrounding monument boundaries. Mechanical fuel reduction within monument boundaries will begin on September 9, 2012.
August 17, 2012
Devils Postpile Pilots Paw Patrol Volunteer Program
In an effort to reach out to its dog loving and dog walking visitors, Devils Postpile National Monument has launched a pilot program to engage local dog owners and their canine companions in the monument’s volunteer program.
June 27, 2012
Tree Removal Ceremony to be Held for Road Opener
The Forest Service, Park Service, Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, Town of Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and many other partners who have contributed to clean-up and repair efforts will hold a ceremony at the top of the Reds Meadow Valley Road to celebrate the safe and successful opening of the road and area recreation destinations.
June 26, 2012
Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Roads to Open June 29
Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Reds Meadow Valley Road is now scheduled to open to the public on Friday, June 29, providing public access to Devils Postpile National Monument, Rainbow Falls, Reds Meadow Resort and recreation sites, trailheads, and campgrounds in the Reds Meadow Valley.
June 15, 2012
Pre-Holiday Opening of the Reds Meadow Road Anticipated
The US Forest Service has not yet set an opening date for the Reds Meadow Road but is optimistic that all necessary repairs and cleanup will be completed before the 4th of July holiday.
June 02, 2012
NWS Meteorologist Rhett Milne to Present About the November Forest Blowdown Event
Devils Postpile National Monument and the Inyo National Forest are pleased to host National Weather Service meteorologist Rhett Milne for a presentation on June 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mammoth Welcome Center Auditorium.
June 01, 2012
Devils Postpile Sets 37-Foot Vehicle Length Restriction on the Devils Postpile Access Road
In order to improve public safety and address concerns related to previous accidents and near misses on the Devils Postpile access road, Devils Postpile National Monument will be enforcing a limit of 37 feet for all vehicles or vehicle combinations (truck and trailer) on the access road.
April 26, 2012
Clearing of the Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Road has Begun
Crews have begun the process of clearing snow, hazard trees, and other debris from the Reds Meadow Road and surrounding hillsides.
February 28, 2012
Devils Postpile and the Economy
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that nearly 100,000 visitors in 2010 spent $2,835,000 in Devils Postpile National Monument and in communities near the park. That spending supported 41 jobs in the local area.
February 09, 2012
Update on the Reds Meadow Storm Damage
Updates on the status and conditions of trails and facillities in Devils Postpile and the Reds Meadow Valley have been released. Courtesy of the Inyo National Forest.
February 03, 2012
Major Wind Event Causes Widespread Damage
Preliminary damage reports are coming in from a November 30 windstorm that caused significant damage to trails, roads, and facilities within Devils Postpile National Monument and the surrounding Reds Meadow Valley. Winter visitors to the area should use extreme caution.