Devils Postpile National Monument

Mammoth Lakes,, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Most visiting this 798-acre monument come for two main attractions: Devils Postpile, a collection of visually stunning basaltic columns, and Rainbow Falls. At this 7,560-foot elevation, though (especially on a hot day), the hike may feel pretty strenuous– particularly for little ones. Day-use visitors can not park at the monument but must arrive by a shuttle bus (fee), boarding at Mammoth Mountain. 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 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry

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