Tentative Opening Date Announced
A tentative opening date of May 25, 2013 has been announced for Devils Postpile and Reds Meadow Valley. Campgrounds will not be open until mid-late June. Limited visitor services will be available. This is condition dependent and subject to change. More »
Devils Postpile Sets 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 »
GO GREEN WITH PUBLIC TRANSIT
Devils Postpile has recently begun its official push to become a Climate Friendly Park. What does that mean? Devils Postpile is looking to reduce its over all greenhouse gas emissions significantly over the next five years through a variety of actions from carpooling and using public transit to replacing lighting systems and appliances to meet lower energy usage requirements.
But the monument can not do it alone. A large amount of the greenhouse gases produced at the park come from park employees and park visitors and we all have to do our part. The easiest place to start during your visit to Devils Postpile and the surrounding Mammoth Lakes area is to use public transit whenever possible.
In partnership with the Inyo National Forest and the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, Devils Postpile encourages all of our visitors to take advantage of the extensive public transit available in the Eastern Sierra. This information is also very valuable for visitors planning through hikes on the John Muir and Pacific Crest trails or wishing to do other hikes that involve multiple trailheads.
PUBLIC TRANSIT OPTIONS
To learn more about the many public transit options available to create seamless travel between Yosemite, Mammoth Lakes, the Inyo National Forest, and Devils Postpile, click here.
REGIONAL BUS SERVICE
LOCAL AREA PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Did You Know?
Winters in Devils Postpile can be rough! The monument receives over 400 inches of snow each year thanks to our unique location in the Sierra Nevada. This provides great recreational opportunities for experienced backcountry skiers.