• 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. Mandatory shuttle buses will stop running after Wednesday, September 3. Visitors may experience parking congestion on weekends, so plan accordingly. 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 »

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August 25, 2014
Night skies at the Minaret Vista
Join Devils Postpile rangers for a special Labor Day weekend astronomy program! Program starts at 9 pm, Sunday August, 31, at the Minaret Vista Overlook. Dress warm (jackets, blankets) and leave your head lamp at home!

August 20, 2014
Devils Postpile Unmanned Aircraft Policy
Devils Postpile Compendium Updated with NPS Policy on Unmanned Aircraft

July 30, 2014
Devils Postpile National Monument Draft General Management Plan and Environmental Assessment
Devils Postpile National Monument Draft General Management Plan and Environmental Assessment, ready for public review

July 08, 2014
Devils Postpile mourns the passing and celebrates the life of former Park Manager
Devils Postpile Mourns the Passing and Celebrates the Life of former Park Manager Wymond Eckhardt.

Did You Know?

A view of the Postpile looking northeast.

The area now known as Devils Postpile National Monument used to be part of Yosemite National Park. In 1905, the Devils Postpile formation, Rainbow Falls, and the Minarets were removed from Yosemite's boundaries due to pressure from mining interests.