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“Worth the hike” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Devil's Postpile National Monument

Devil's Postpile National Monument
Pacific Crest Trail, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760 934 2289
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Owner description: This obscure part of the National Park System features unique basalt rock formations.
New York City, New York
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“Worth the hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This is a must see! Take the hike and find a park ranger that can explain how the monument was formed. Amazing.

Visited May 2012
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“Amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Brilliant natural volcanic site that it has to be visited. There is a bus which runs during the high season but we had to drive ourselves. The road is narrow, steep and winding but it does have some passing places.

Visited October 2012
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“Devil's Postpile”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

It was an experience driving through the forest to get to the monument, but definitely worth the drive! It was something we had never seen before! The valley around the monument was also pretty ~ if you like the outdoors and nature.

Visited September 2012
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San Diego, CA
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“Great Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Devil's Postpile offers a lot of great hikes but bring lots of water, and good shoes. There are parts were all the trees have burned down and there is no shade.

Visited August 2012
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“Well Worth The Time When In The Area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

A few miles from Mammoth Lakes on a scenic winding mountain road you will arrive at this special geological wonder. After a short .8 mile scenic trail, you will find the amazing "octagon" shaped "posts" piled in a large heap beneath an unusual cliff where the "posts" have fallen over the years. (see photo)

Another 1.5 mile walk will take you to the Rainbow Falls, which I did not take as it was late in the day.

Visited October 2012
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