Devils Postpile National Monument, California Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Shuttle Bus: Most visitors must park at the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and use the mandatory shuttle. The shuttle bus operates from mid-June through the Wednesday after Labor Day. By car: From U.S. Highway 395, drive 10 miles west on S.R. 203 to Minaret Vista and then another 8 miles on a paved, steep mountain road. Please note that this road is single lane for approximately 3 miles. By plane: The closest commercial airport is the Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite Airport (MMH), located on U.S. Highway 395.

Phone

(760) 934-2289

Activities

CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

California Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

California Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More California Recreation Areas | Devils Postpile National Monument Official Website | Devils Postpile National Monument Map

Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world’s finest examples of columnar basalt. Its’ columns tower up to 60 feet and display a striking symmetry.