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Devils Postpile National Monument

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Address: Devils Postpile Access Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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760 934 2289
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This obscure part of the National Park System features unique basalt rock...

This obscure part of the National Park System features unique basalt rock formations.

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Hidden Gem at Mammoth

Had to take a shuttle to the start of the hike. We had a some issues with one driver not communicating very well which direction they were going, so we had to get off and wait for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Seana B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had to take a shuttle to the start of the hike. We had a some issues with one driver not communicating very well which direction they were going, so we had to get off and wait for a new shuttle. New driver was GREAT! The hike is beautiful. Come prepared with water and snacks. The kids loved it as well.... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A spectacular formation of rock, that gives a real insight to the wonders of volcanic activity. Nicely laid out and plenty of information points. A little hike from the bus stop. I saw a couple of very obese people who were struggling with the incline, heat and 1/2 mile walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for Mammoth, and it looks just like The Giant's Causeway in Ireland, with 1/10th of the tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in big RV at least for us 30 FT and when entering the boot to pay or if have a annual pass for the national parks which I would recommend if going several places on a trip like we did. Anyway when they ask if You want a newspaper and You say yes, please take two seconds to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked to Devils Postpile and Rainbow Falls couple times and loved it. It's an easy hike and you can take your dog with you. I would go again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss. Combine this with rainbow falls hike. National Park right in the heart of Mammoth. Pricey bus ride.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Short hike.... very interesting site. I was not aware of this place until we saw signs telling of it. Then researched and visited . With the walk!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This place was amazing, the planet earth in all its glory is seen here and as always shows you that no one could ever take in all of its greatness. Waterfalls, amazing rock formations, you name it. Tip: Bring Bug Spray and an Epipen if allergic to bees/wasps they are everywhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

my partner and I visited while on a road trip. the colours in the autumn is fantastic. the nature is wonderfu lgreat walk and interesting sights. popular for riding bikes walking trails horseback riding, skiing and snowboarding. soo much to do and see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We hiked by this when leaving Reds Resort doing the John Muir Trail northbound. The surprising thing is how very small the area is, very interesting, but not worth a trip unto itself. Very easy to access from the bus that comes up from Mammoth.

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