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 »
Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttle Information
WHO HAS TO RIDE THE BUS?
The easy answer here is almost everyone. The shuttle system reduces congestion on park and forest roads, protects sensitive resources from damage due to illegal parking, and reduces vehicle emissions. Visitors who ride the bus save an average of 437,799 miles of vehicle emissions. See below for exceptions to the shuttle bus.
2014 SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION
The Reds Meadow Shuttle is operating for the 2014 season. From June 21 through the Wednesday after Labor Day, the bus will run from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm., departing the Adventure Center at 7:30 am. Last bus will depart from Devils Postpile at 7:55 pm.
Vehicles arriving before or after shuttle bus operation must pay a $10/vehicle standard amenity fee at the Minaret Vista Station. Interagency Passes are accepted for shuttle bus exceptions.
SHUTTLE BUS TICKETS
Shuttle bus tickets are $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children over the age of 3, and children 2 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center. Tickets are usually purchased the day of, but may be purchased in advanced in special circumstances. Contact Eastern Sierra Transit Authority for more information.
SHUTTLE BUS PARKING
Parking for the Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttle is near the Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge and along the roadside downhill from the Main Lodge and the Adventure Center. On busy weekends and on holidays, parking lots are crowded and visitors may have to walk along the roadway to get to the Adventure Center. Please be careful of traffic on the roadway. View a map of the Adventure Center and parking areas.
SHUTTLE BUS SCHEDULE
From the Village at Mammoth Lakes
Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttles will transport visitors from the Village at 7:15 a.m., 8:00 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. From 9-4:30, visitors should use the bike park shuttle.
From the base of the mountain (Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center)
EXCEPTIONS TO THE SHUTTLE BUS
Did You Know?
The John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails join into one trail in the monument. Many "through-hikers" take advantage of the shuttle system and other amenities at Devils Postpile to refuel and rest. More...