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“Beautiful walks” 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.
Clare
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108 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Beautiful walks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Myself, my husband and three children thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon at Devil's Postpile. I must have taken 50 photo's, the trees were amazing, there was a field of tree stumps where the trees had been destroyed in a storm, we had never seen anything like it. The waterfall was also lovely, the walk was a bit long for our kids but it was worth it.

Visited September 2013
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Something different”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A nice walk in the US outback, felt like I could have been a settler going back in time. Makes you think about the hardships they had to endure.

Visited September 2013
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Drive in and out not for the feint hearted”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Really interesting rock formation worth seeing. During the peak summer season access is limited to the tourist bus. We were able to drive there ourselves - and it is an absolute edge of your seat drive along a steep, winding, single lane (but two way) mountain road.

Visited September 2013
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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Worth the short walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

If you appreciate this type of thing it's worth spending the time to complete the short walk, approx 1 mile from the parking area to see this natural landmark. If you walk further, think it's another two mile, you'll see rainbow falls, also nice to see.

Visited September 2013
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Long Beach, California
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44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great hike, cool geological formation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We took out dogs on this hike, and had our picture taken at the Postpile. We were dwarfed in comparison. We went during off-season, so we were allowed to drive ourself in, and easily found a place to park. During peak season, only busses are allowed to drive in during themajorityof the daylight hours.

Visited September 2013
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