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Photos of the Postpile itself.
Glacial Polish on Devils Postpile
Thousands of years ago, glaciers exposed and polished the top of Devils Postpile, leaving the smooth shine and striations we see today.
The columns of Devils Postpile were formed when lava cooled and cracked, forming hexagonal shapes.
Winter at the Postpile
Although the facilities are closed in the winter, skiers and snowshoers enjoy peace and quiet within the monument.
Ranger at Devils Postpile
Devils Postpile provides a great place to learn about the amazing geologic forces that shaped the Eastern Sierra.
A view of the postpile from across the San Joaquin River.
San Joaquin River and Devils Postpile
Looking down at the San Joaquin River.