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.
SPECIAL USE PERMITS
All permit applications must be received at least 30 days prior to your event for consideration and processsing. A special use is any activity within the monument that requires a permit, but does not involve fees paid to a commercial entity. This includes, but is not limited to the following activities:
For more information and permit applications, visit the special use permit page.
COMMERCIAL USE AUTHORIZATIONS
All permit applications must be received at least 30 days prior to your event for consideration and processsing. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee for a commercial use permit. Commercial use is any use that involves payment of a guide, tour or bus company, or any commercial entity for a service that will take place within the monument. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
For more information and permit applications, visit the commercial use authorization page.
Wilderness permits are required for all overnight stays in the backcountry.
Approved bear resistant food storage containers are required for all destinations in the Ansel Adams or John Muir Wildernesses as well as for Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks. Devils Postpile has a limited number of these available for rent for $3.00/day.
Did You Know?
Devils Postpile is one of the finest examples of columnar basalt in the world. Approximately 55% of the formation's columns are six-sided. More...