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.
The next closest airport is the Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO). From Reno, drive south on U.S. Highway 395 for approximately 3 hours (170 miles) to State Route 203.
Most visitors must park at the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and use the mandatory shuttle. The shuttle bus operates from mid-June through the Wednesday after Labor Day.
Fees for the bus are as follows: $7 for adults, $4 for children (3 to 15 years of age
Shuttle bus tickets can be purchased at the Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center located in the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Gondola Building adjacent to the Mammoth Mountain Inn at the top of Highway 203. Buses run every 20 or 30 minutes.
When buses are not running, visitors must pay a standard amenity fee at the Minaret Vista Station. For more detailed fee information, click here.
Did You Know?
In the fall of 2005, a new meteorological (met) station was installed in Soda Springs Meadow at Devils Postpile. It joins a network of other weather stations throughout the Sierra Nevada that provide important data to climate research and the management of California's hyrdologic resources. More...