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 so visitors can drive their vehicles into the monument. Parking is limited and can be full on weekends, 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 »
There are lots of things for kids to do while visiting Devils Postpile National Monument.
The Junior Ranger program is a great place to start. Kids of all ages are encouraged to participate in the program.
Ranger led hikes and programs are also offered daily in the summer and are a great way to learn more about the monument.
Special events and programs may be available. Please check the Events Calendar for more information.
The monument is not open in the winter, but rangers from Devils Postpile occasionally present programs at locations in the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Once a month, rangers participate in the Mammoth Lakes Library Story Hour. For dates and times, see the Events Calendar. Other programs will be posted there as they are available.
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...