Devils Postpile Open for the 2013 Season
Devils Postpile and the Reds Meadow Valley are open for the 2013 season. The Reds Meadow Shuttle Service will be operational May 25-27 form 7 a.m-7 p.m. Vehicles will be allowed to drive in starting May 28 until shuttle bus service resumes June 22. 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 »
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. In 2009, visitors who rode the bus saved 437,799 miles of vehicle emissions. See below for exceptions to the shuttle bus.
2013 SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION
Shuttle service will begin on June 22 for the 2013 season. Shuttle buses will run May 25-27, however, this will only be for the Memorial Day Weekend. Between May 28 and June 21, visitors will be permitted to drive their personal vehicles into the monument. A free intervalley shuttle will run between Devils Postpile and Reds Meadow Resort on the weekends in June and September when the regular shuttle buses are not running.
SHUTTLE BUS TICKETS
Shuttle bus tickets are $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children over the age of 3, and children under 3 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?
Black bears are commonly seen in Devils Postpile. Although they are not as active in winter months and spend much of this time in their dens, they could be seen any time of the year.