Devils Postpile National Monument is Open for the Season
Devils Postpile is open for the 2014 season. The ranger station will be open daily from 9am-5pm. The Devils Postpile campground is open. Ranger walks to Devils Postpile occur daily at 11 am. More »
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 $5.00/week (7 nights), and $2/night after one week. If you need multiple bear cans, please rent them at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center in the town of Mammoth Lakes prior to entering the Reds Meadow Valley.
Did You Know?
After the Rainbow Fire in 1992, many of the trees died. The hollows of these trees and logs are now home to sleeping bears in the winter, pine martens, and many species of birds.