Basic Information


Welcome to Devils Postpile National Monument!

Visitors hike to Devils Postpile
Visitors enjoy a hike along the Devils Postpile Trail.


Devils Postpile is open roughly between mid-June and mid-October. During that time, there are many ways to enjoy your national monument. Use the links below to help you find all of the basic information you need to plan your visit.

Operating Hours and Seasons
Devils Postpile is generally open from mid-June through mid-October, although that is weather dependent. Some years it opens earlier and closes later.

Between mid-June and the Wednesday after Labor Day a mandatory shuttle bus brings visitors to the monument and the rest of the Reds Meadow Valley including the Rainbow Falls Trailhead.

Visitors should be prepared for any type of weather. Temperatures can range from below freezing to nearly 90 degrees, and sometimes in the same day! During the summer afternoon storms are common.

Devils Postpile does not charge an entrance fee, but there are still fees associated with a visit to the monument. Visit the shuttle bus page for information on fees for the mandatory shuttle bus (mid-June through mid-September).

Last updated: March 3, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 3999
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546


(760) 934-2289

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