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Devils Postpile National Monument, CA

National Park Service

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....[more]

Devils Postpile National Monument

Address

Devils Postpile National Monument
P.O. Box 3999
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Email:DEPO_Visitor_Information@nps.gov

Directions

BY PLANE The closest commercial airport is the Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite Airport (MMH), located on California Highway 395 just south of Mammoth Lakes. From the Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite Airport drive north on CA Highway 395 to the Mammoth Lakes/Highway 203 exit. Turn left at the stop sign onto State Route 203 into Mammoth Lakes. The next closest airport is the Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO). From Reno, drive south on U.S. Highway 395 for approximately 3 hours (170 miles) to State Route 203. 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. 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.

Activities
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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