• Devils Postpile Formation

    Devils Postpile

    National Monument California

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  • Monument Open Until October 31, Visitor Services Limited this Fall

    Devils Postpile and the Reds Meadow Valley will be open until October 31, weather permitting. The shuttle bus is no longer running. Winter close down operations have begun. There is no longer potable water, but restrooms will be available until closing. More »

  • 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 »

Things To Know Before You Come

In order to make the most of your upcoming visit, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the services and facilities found in the area surrounding Devils Postpile.

Additionally, be sure to click on our weather link. Knowing what to expect from our local climate will help ensure that you pack the necessary clothing and gear for your trip...

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Minaret Falls in early summer
Minaret Falls displays its impressive early summer run-off.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?


The Devils Postpile that you see today is only a fraction of the size the original lava flow formation that filled this valley. Natural processes, especially glaciers, have eroded the rest.